Posts Tagged: splainy thing

Black salsify

Many people don’t eat black salsify, yummy though it is, because even if they can get it (it’s rather an uncommon vegetable) they think it’s daunting. Well, mine were daunting: they were over a foot and a half long. You’ll need slightly under a pound for 2 people: 3 of my giants or about 5

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Making ghee

When I first started trying my hand at Indian cooking I thought ghee was an esoteric substance, only to be obtained at forbidding cost from specialist shops. And indeed, whenever I found ghee for sale it was expensive and marketed as something really special. But in fact it’s extremely easy and cheap to make, rather

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