New Terra Madre links

Just to say that following from the message Tamara forwarded, I've added two new links to the Links Page:

Terra Madre -
and Terra Madre Forum -

Petition Link

Well, looks like I might just get to write the first post.

Just thought I'd pass on this link.

It's Jamie Oliver's Better School Dinners petition. Looks to be doing pretty well ...


Pear, Watercress and Ginger Soup

It has long been the custom in Northern Europe to eat peppery or bitter-tasting leaves at the advent of Spring, following the belief of the ancient Romans that such food purifies the blood. Vivid green local watercress is particularly welcome at this time of year especially when combined with the flesh of a ripe dessert pear either in a salad strewn with hot buttered walnuts or in this soothing soup.