Honey & Apricot Flapjack

Honey & Apricot Flapjack

Autumn afternoon tea breaks afford us the opportunity for something cheeky. The bleak weather and impending early darkness prompt us to have a nibble with our cuppa, a bit naughty, like a biccy or a muffin. The weather means those extra calories will burn themselves...
Cooking with a Boom!

Cooking with a Boom!

October has had me driving Poppy around Devon to farmers markets and food festivals, often getting home as the fog settles in after sundown. Our country roads can be exhausting. The joy I get from spending the best part of an hour painstakingly blending spices,...
Glampig Sausages

Glampig Sausages

It’s a cliché, yes, but what goes into something really does impact what you get out of it. Most of us nowadays strive to use the best ingredients when we create exciting meals in our kitchens, and finding top quality producers close to home ticks all the boxes for...
South Yeo Farm East – Mutton

South Yeo Farm East – Mutton

After a tempestuous Dartmoor hike, I’m huddled in a towel in the back of Poppy RustyBus. One thing is abundantly clear – autumn is upon us. The days are getting shorter and it’s becoming more than acceptable to curl up indoors in front of the fire. Unless you’re...
Falafel & Grilled Halloumi Wraps

Falafel & Grilled Halloumi Wraps

My other half is a vegetarian. It’s a challenge, but we work around it. Luckily, I was vegetarian for 6 and a half years too, so I have plenty of recipes to keep us both happy! A favourite in our household is this quick and easy falafel recipe. Wrapped up in soft...