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

Misty March sun (1)

Going, going….

After the glorious day earlier in the week it’s gradually getting colder.  This morning the sun tried to break through but failed – only the Sky Larks gave a promise of spring.  It’s set to get colder and maybe even snow again next week. Now we really don’t need any more of that… Read on…

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A taste of Spring at last!

This morning was a fantastic spring morning. Not only was I excited by the sun – it also gave me the chance to test our new Canon 6D.I must say so far I have been blown away by the quality of the images. What more can I say except for all these images are JPEGs…

The Pixel Chef country lanes in february

February gloom

I have been neglectful of the Pixel Chef Blog of late.  Last week we were busy over half term and went away for a few days. Since then I have been struggling with inspiration in these dull and gloomy February days.  Sad news of illness and death have also filled the week making things seem…

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