It’s time Soulsubsistence became a blog about food and Cumbria and Cumbrian food once again. We have recipes to share, food ideas for the fussiest, most intolerant eaters, and at least one shareable cooking disaster every couple of weeks.
Some days it feels like you took your eye off the ball, and I think today was one of those. I’ve been swamped in writing work, including a regular project that needs educational diagrams in addition to the writing. Today my head was mashed.
Oh yes, I’m a lucky lass indeed! My brother gave me a juicer for my birthday, and of course, I’m duty-bound to share with you my disasters and my triumphs!
Okay, so the chewing gum cheese isn’t from Growing Well – it was all my own invention with the help of a pack of halloumi and my eyes being bigger than my frying pan – but almost everything else was.
Summer’s gluts of courgettes (zucchini), tomatoes, and herbs deserve a new way to cook, and we’re not talking about messy barbecues here! Instead of a smoky bombshell why not try out a light and delicious bread pudding with a spoonful of tomato, olive and onion salad on the side?
Yep, thanks to the nightmare that will henceforth be mysteriously known as ‘the spinach pie incident’, I have a large quantity of spinach & ricotta filling lying around. The thing is, what do you do with it? It’s not like you can turn it into soup.