Chef was a 5ft 1inch thunder-storm. She was electric, caustic, irreverent, foul-mouthed and harder than a bent coffin nail. She kept her hair shaved tight back and sides and sported a jet-black 2 inch tall ‘full-hawk’ on top. She was insanely beautiful and ran The Kitchen like a rock-star, she was one of only a… Read More Beef and Mustard Pie – you will need a bigger spoon
It feels like hours, days even. I’m bored outta my brains and fidgety… My clinically low attention span bottomed out long, long ago…. I’m really flying on fumes at this stage…..just barely managing to keep it together….this is a bad place for me to be right now…..I’m pretty sure I don’t have enough control… Read More La Bavette avec Salsa Verde…..and a touch of larceny….possibly.
I’m very much affected by the weather, my kitchen is equally affected……as is my garden – which at the moment is lifeless and bare. I’m in mourning for it and I long for when it is yellow and green and red and white again and I can wander through it executing slugs, caressing baby courgettes… Read More The very ultimate of pies – Venison
I’m usually up around 5.30am every morning, I eat yogurt and fruit, I run through my Tai Chi form and I wander around in the garden assassinating as many weeds as I can. I also keep a very close eye on this blog and was interested by an articel on the importance of nutrients trace… Read More This is Rocket………and beef and crispy onion science…..
Getting a steak ‘wrong’ was an offence punishable by death in the restaurant I worked in many years ago. OK…….so when I say death what I mean actually mean is not exactly death…but the kitchen equivalent – a serious kick in the arse, the cold shoulder for the remainder of the shift and your kitchen… Read More The Perfect Steak……big claim this 🙂