Tag: #grape

And from the island of love, a poem from the Professor …. Roasted Grape Loaf

Poetry and love go together and this being the month of love makes it a good time to share a poem by Professor Oliver Friggieri which he wrote at my request a few months ago after a discussion on the use of local food in poetry. I got to know the Professor and his wife Eileen well, sitting around their kitchen table as he … Read More And from the island of love, a poem from the Professor …. Roasted Grape Loaf

Mediterranean Ploughmans with homemade Grape Port and Fennel Jelly

I picked grapes this week and could not help noticing that fresh fennel grows all around the grapes. This inspired me to create a grape and fennel jelly with port that is delicious served with cheese and I am sure it will also be great with meats like lamb. I served the jelly yesterday with Manchego and local sourdough, a good Mediterranean Ploughman’s. The … Read More Mediterranean Ploughmans with homemade Grape Port and Fennel Jelly