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Day 47: Sweet enough, naturally

I love pears, especially the beurre bosc varietal. They are the colour of comfort food, and that was tonight’s dessert: diced pears cooked on the stove with butter, caramelised in their own natural sugar. My mum has type one diabetes so when we were growing up, we rarely added sugar to our dessert. Peaches straight …

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Day 6: Kids in the kitchen

My gorgeous sister-in-law and our little niece came for dinner this evening. Miss S, age 6, loves to be busy, so we decided that she would be sous chef. First up for preparation was sweet potato. As I peeled and chopped, I explained to Miss S that pricking with a fork helps hot air seep …

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