I had a cold brew from a coffeeshop recently. But if I’m entirely honest I ended up utterly disappointed and grumpy – pretty much the opposite of what I aim for when I’m drinking coffee. The first few sips were…Continue reading
The sweet, sweet days of summer call for some of the most delicious food of the year. To go with this you need summer recipes that you know are going to work each and every time. That’s why I’m here to help!
In the summer there are lots of kids of food you will need to think about. There are all of the fruit that is in season and calling out to you, begging to be eaten. There are lighter recipes and salads that are great for those long, lazy summer evenings where you just need to relax and enjoy watching the sun set. And then there are picnics, festivals, BBQs and summer parties that call for recipes that are designed for sharing with friends. You will find ideas and recipes for everything you need this summer here on The Usual Saucepans, and ideas for the drinks you should be having alongside them. Now, bring on the sun and the Pimm’s!
Where do you sit on the great halloumi debate? I’m guessing if you’re reading a post that has ‘halloumi’ as the first word in the title you feel pretty positive about this cheesy goodness, so let me introduce you to…Continue reading
OK guys, let’s start talking properly about summer. There’s a bank holiday on the horizon and I want to bring you a little cheat. These limoncello ice lollies are an absolute treat for any adult who wants a little trip…Continue reading
This summer we are all going to be eating a lot of ice cream, aren’t we? There’s an amazing ice cream shop near my work, and I think I may make it my summer ambition to try all of their…Continue reading
It’s ten minutes after I’ve been taking photos on the back grass and the dog is sniffing around, searching for that solitary cake crumb that she won’t ever find. But it’s summer, and that simply doesn’t matter. Summer is the…Continue reading
Have you ever read the label on the side of a bottle of iced tea? Or an iced tea-style beverage from a high-street coffeeshop? I’m thinking specifically of the sugar content. I’ll save you the time, it’s pretty horrifying (I…Continue reading
You know how I mentioned those long lazy autumnal sunsets in the Tomato Crumble post the other day? Well I half-watched one the other day whilst having dinner with my family. That’s completely beside the point and you probably couldn’t…Continue reading
There is something really special about the evenings of early autumn. It’s not stuffy or humid, and as the golden glow of long, lingering sunsets stretch across the sky lots of amazing food is brewing. Summer and early autumn brings…Continue reading