Cupani Sweet Peas

Harvesting Cupani Seeds

Cupani sweet pea seeds. Perhaps you know them. These are home grown. small muted seeds black like peppercorns deep purple lavender blossoms a scent that is oh so sweet But first, from bone dry nutmeg colored pods, I harvest and think of other gardens where these seeds took root. This feels like starting over again. It feels good.   The Cupani’s […]

Never Underestimate the Power of Pie

Pheasant, walnut, port pie web

Saturday in Salisbury I thought my find it gene had perhaps gone on holiday. The phone I had bought, just two days before I left for France, had gone missing. Now before you go, “Oh, No!”, I’ll tell you that there is a happy and very pie like ending to my story so I hope […]

On the Road

The road...

As I wrote the words “On the Road” I thought that what I would be sharing with you is that Kate and I are heading up to The School of Artisan Food at Welbeck Abbey, a three hour drive from where I am now in southwest England. But, as I typed them, they seemed to […]