Winter sun is low and dazzling and when it warms up the day for just a few precious hours, it can lift us all from the light limiting winter days. It’s this golden light that I chase and cooking outside cements my happiness especially when it’s with, and feeding, those I love. I found a local wood that we’ve not visited before, a little inland but not far, that has…
The Day of the Dead is a Mexican holiday celebrated with parties, festivals and delicious food and drink and unlike its ghoulish title, it’s to celebrate those loved ones no longer with us but very much still alive in our hearts and minds. (more…)
Cooking and eating outside is crazy, silly but always fun and makes a meal into a feast. The food doesn’t have to be fancy or complicated and in fact easier the better for the cook and guests alike because the more time doing the eating, chatting and laughing; the more time everyone is happy. Who wants a frazzled unhappy cook at the party? No one. (more…)
My name is Elinor Hill, aka "Beach Hut Cook". I am lucky enough to live by the sea, and I spend a ridiculous amount of time there in our beach hut. I love cooking simple and tasty food for my family, often down the hut or carefully transported to it. There is nothing better than a feast by the sea with the odd cocktail or two thrown in. For me: it’s as good as it gets.