Simple and in Season February Round Up

Another colourful round of Simple and in Season! I’ve really enjoyed visiting all of the posts and have been busily bookmarking lots of the lovely recipes sent in. You’ll have to scroll through to the bottom to find out who the winner is this month!

You may have also read that I’m hosting the Square Bakes challenge over on the Lurpak Bake Club site, and if your baking happens to incorporate any seasonal ingredients, feel free to take a snap and like your recipe up to both events!

Without further ado, here were the February entries – with huge thanks to all who joined in! The March round of Simple and in Season is now open.

Simple and in Season

1. First to enter this month was Solange who writes at Pebble Soup entering her bright and cheery Kiwi Muffins.

2. Sarah posted over on her family-friendly blog called Dinner With Crayons to share her recipe for Pulled Pork Noodles with Savoy Cabbage – bang on season and super-speedy, thank you!

3. The Walthamstow Foodies joined in, too this month, with a seasonal recipe for Oven-Baked Celeriac and Swede Croquettes – which are also vegan.

4. Whilst Bintu over at Recipes from a Pantry linked up her beautiful and zingy Citrus Salad.

Simple and in Season

5. Next, a lovely entry from the very clever Ceri at Natural Kitchen Adventures who made a gluten-friendly Celeriac and Parsnip Sesame Slaw – interestingly, celeriac is known as celery root in the USA.

6. Life of a Mother joined in this month with her version of Delia’s Slow Cooked Pheasant in Cider. 

7. Chef Mireille made a colourful Saffron Cous Cous and Ras el Hanout Vegetable Saute in her NYC kitchen.

8. And Italian blogger Rosella made Puntarelle with Basmati Rice (early winter chicory) perfectly in keeping with the ethos of Simple and in Season.

Simple and in Season

9. A lovely bright recipe from Caroline over at Caroline Makes who made a Chocolate and Beetroot Cake for Valentine’s Day.

10. Charlene at Food Glorious Food made a tasty Salmon and Red Onion Tart.

11. Janet over at The Taste Space made a very virtuous Lentil Marinara Sauce with Spaghetti Squash.

12. Whilst Louisa over at Eat Your Veg used up some seasonal kale to make Kale and Caraway Crisps.

Simple and in Season

13. An entry now from Thou Shalt Cook for Paneer Methti Kofta Curry – lots of great flavours here!

14. Elizabeth from Elizabeth’s Kitchen Diaries sent across her Leftover Roast Beef and Potato Hash – delicious comfort food.

15. Katharine over at Leeks and Limone in Wales made a lovely dish of Tagliatelle with Leek and Sausage.

16. Whilst Choclette made some gorgeous Blood Orange Curd to fill some sponge cakes with.

Simple and in Season

17. Alida at My Little Italian Kitchen joined in this month with her recipe for Schiacciata Fiorentina – which is a quick orange flavoured sponge cake – delicious – particularly as it’s made with in-season Sicilian oranges.

18. Camilla over at the ‘fab’ blog called Fab Food 4 All made some of her own Lemon and Raisin Scotch Pancakes, using plenty of fresh and zingy lemon for Pancake Day.

19. Vanesther over at Bangers and Mash joined in with her recipe for Braised Pig Cheeks with Carrot and Parsnip Mash – amazing comfort food and I loved the photo, too.

20.  And last but by no means least, Lucy at her bright and beautiful blog Super Golden Bakes made a stunning Kedgeree – an easy midweek meal served with a fresh tomato sauce.

Simple and in SeasonAnd the winner is… was a tough choice…but Alida over at My Little Italian Kitchen really captured our attention and our taste buds with her Carnivale-inspired Sicilian Orange Cake (entry 17) – thank you! I’ll be posting you a copy of Season to Season by Sophie Dahl.

Thank you to everyone who entered Simple and in Season February. March is now open here.

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  1. Ren Behan says:

    You are welcome, Alida, thank you for entering, I’ll email you to arrange your prize.

  2. Thank you for choosing my recipe Ren, I am really thrilled and I feel honoured! I am sure it was not easy to choose among all these lovely recipes!
    Another fab round up Ren! X

  3. What a lovely lot of seasonal recipes – perfect to take us from Winter in Spring – at last!

    1. Ren Behan says:

      I know – at last! It’s been a long winter!

  4. A delicious arrary of recipes here and new blogs too:-) Love your photo montages too! Thanks for hosting such a great challenge:-)

    1. Ren Behan says:

      Thank you so much Camilla, glad you enjoyed it

  5. Good day! I know this is kinda off topic but I was wondering if you knew
    where I could get a captcha plugin for my comment form? I’m
    using the same blog platform as yours and I’m having difficulty finding one?
    Thanks a lot!

    1. Ren Behan says:

      Mine is a customised form on the Foodie Genesis theme – have you tried Disqus?

    1. Ren Behan says:

      Thank you GG! A worthy winner 🙂

    1. Ren Behan says:

      Thank you Mireille

  6. What a fabulous round up – congratulations Alida I am sure you will love Sophie’s book. Don’t know where February disappeared to and we have halfway through March already. I will try to be better organised this month.

    1. Ren Behan says:

      Thanks Denise, tell me about it – I’ve no ideas where February went!

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