• Nigel Slater's marrow recipes

    2 monthes ago - By The Guardian

    The giant of the harvest festival is best fried or grilled and tossed in marinade I am not a churchgoer - my visits falling very much into hatch, match and dispatch - yet I find a peep through an open church door irresistible. The most memorable was one into the now deconsecrated St Mary's in Knightwick, Worcestershire, where, aged 12, I spotted the windowsills and altar festooned with jam-jars of spiky dahlias and pots of greengage jam. There were plums and pumpkins in glowing ochre, too, and vast green and white marrows from villagers' gardens and allotments. A scene of humble abundance...
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