A Time for Reflection

I started silverwhitewinters on 21st December which, as it turns out, was the Winter solstice. I woke about 5.30am with the blog a fully-formed idea in my head and was itching to get up and start writing. Later, when I realised it was the solstice, I thought it quite curious that this idea of new…

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Not Avocado on Toast

Yummy as it is, the popularity of avocado on toast has put pressure on the avocado supply chains, increasing prices and putting the fruit out of the price range of the very people who grow them. How about this unctuous broad bean guacamole with chilli and coriander instead? Here’s James Martin’s blog post and recipe…

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Fifty Words For Snow

Fifty Words for Snow by Nancy Campbell is a beautiful, rather poetic book, which I thought rather fitting as one of the first things to share with you. Nancy leads us on a fascinating journey around 50 countries and cultures, all of which have their own word for snow. You’d think a book about a…

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