A Tale of Soups Gone by (and a Sort-of Recipe for Legendary, Warming but Really, Really Slow Autumn Soup)

Today’s post is going to be very different from most of the recipes in this blog in the sense that while it is easy in the sense of being uncomplicated, it takes a very long time to make.   Bear with me and the soup, though – most of that time isn’t taking up any of your attention and effort, and the results are very, … Continue reading A Tale of Soups Gone by (and a Sort-of Recipe for Legendary, Warming but Really, Really Slow Autumn Soup)

Butter Bean, Italian Sausage and Cider Stew with Chili and Rosemary – and Craig Beckley’s Italian Sausage Review

I’m the sort of person who would go (and have gone!) far for a really good meat product.  It just so happens that last week, I didn’t need to go very far – Craig, the proprietor of the very excellent Craig Beckley’s SA Boerewors, delivered the sausages we ordered the the city centre of Jyväskylä all the way from Helsinki. Craig makes his sausages himself from … Continue reading Butter Bean, Italian Sausage and Cider Stew with Chili and Rosemary – and Craig Beckley’s Italian Sausage Review