Lara’s Finnish Fish Soup

“I haven’t seen a single sheep since I’ve been here”. I’m talking to Lara Lindsay, my friend who up until last year, was running a restaurant in Bristol, but now lives on an island in Finland, just 15 minutes from the Russian border. We spend most of the time talking about growing vegetables, her love…

Smoky Jo’s easy peasy smoked salmon

I’ve wanted to meet Jo Hampson ever since I tasted a slice of her smoked chicken. It was so delicious that it has been logged as one of my ‘food memories’, vivid and clear enough so that I can still taste the smoky, unnervingly tender chicken in my mouth. Where did this chicken come from?…