As a vegetarian, vegetable stock is an essential base for many meals, including risotto, soups and casseroles, and not forgetting a good gravy! It’s important for me that a stock is full of flavour, to really bring together a wonderful meal. Yes, it’s easy to buy vegetable stock in a pack from the local supermarket, but have you ever considered making your own? I hadn’t until a few weeks ago, when I was told an easy way to make it, with the added benefit of making use of kitchen scraps, creating a rich, flavoursome stock. Here’s how you can make it too!
After three years of disputes and changed dates, On Blackheath festival is finally set to descend upon Blackheath Common this month.
Taking place over the weekend of 13-14 September 2014, this new Live Music & Food Festival, which is run in partnership with John Lewis, promises a diverse line-up with artisanal food and drink in one of South East London’s most stunning fields.