The Field

Waste not, want not

AS our parents had experienced wartime rationing, my generation was raised to view all food waste as sinful. Plates were to be cleared no matter how leathery the liver, mold on jam to be dismissed with a breezy “penicillin’s good for you”. My old maths master, who’d survived as a Japanese prisoner of war, would watch us slathering butter on toast and mutter a reproachful, “You’ve just used a week’s ration on one slice.” Such lessons left their mark on young men, who subsequently carried this learning into the field when they set forth with rod and

Stai leggendo un'anteprima, registrati per continuare a leggere.

Altro da The Field

The Field8 min letti
Where Dreams Come True
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH To complete a Macnab – a salmon, a stag and a brace of grouse – between dawn and dusk requires a combination of factors. A skilled sportsman or woman with immeasurable grit and determination is essential, but there would be little
The Field1 min letti
Boosts To Tree Planting In England
In December, DEFRA announced two initiatives to boost tree planting across England this year. A £12.1m fund aims to plant more than 500 hectares in 10 Community Forests, while £3.9m will be used to establish new ways of planting trees in cities, town
The Field4 min lettiRegional & Ethnic
A Cheesy Touch
THIS month, I am celebrating some of the incredible cheeses we produce here in the UK and encourage you to discover local variations to use in these recipes. The schnitzel burger requires a brie or camembert-style cheese, such as Tunworth (Hampshire