Lemony pheasant recipe

Lemony pheasant

  As I type the house is filling with the lovely lemony smell of this fab but simple dish! In case you’re wondering the photos you see here are of a previous incarnation – known in the trade as one that I made earlier! Being a Norfolk country girl pheasant has always been a favourite…

Pickled lemons - The Pixel Chef (8)

Pickled lemons

I’ve been making these lovely pickled lemons for years from a recipe in an old BBC paperback called the Perfect Pickle Book. It’s one of those battered books that I come back to every year at this time of the year as the recipes are just spot on – even though the hand knitted jumper…


Blackcurrant and blueberry jam therapy

Life has been very hectic over the past few weeks to say the least !  Work has been manic and we have my mother in law Dora living with us as she is very frail and her previous living situation became intolerable. She was doing really well until a couple of weeks ago when she suffered another…

Morning walk

New Windows phone camera walk photos (5)

Morning walk with new Windows 8 phone!

Finally on Saturday I got my phone upgrade which means that I can take photos on my Morning walks  by actually seeing what is on the screen!  After doing lots of research and being tempted by an older iPhone, I opted for a Nokia Windows 8 phone.  No they are not the most desirable thing…

Walking Carbrooke 18th April (8)

Hit and miss phototography

I’m counting the days to my phone upgrade as my existing one really is on it’s last legs.  It has really served me quite well over the last couple of years and I’ve taken loads of photos with it – especially when out on my morning walks.  However now the screen is virtually impossible to…

Foggy morning Norfolk

Another murky morning….

I set out this earlier today on my walk with grim Monday morning determination. Once more it was cold and once more the weather was grey and miserable. My spirits were lifted once again by the song of the skylarks – who were singing in spite of Spring’s determination not to appear.  It was however…

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