My kitchen garden is an explosion right now and the bad-boy is without doubt the courgette – these guys just run riot. But as wild as they are the ill-mannered courgette plant has a pretty soft side – an incredible yellow flower that has a very, very short shelf life. These are fantastic to work… Read More Porcini & Cheese Stuffed Courgette Flowers
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. My kitchen garden is now in full belt and the dominant force is the stone cold fantastic rocket, it grows like it’s… Read More “Think quick – our fish guy is wasted”. Salmon Caponata and Sourdough
I have had a love affair with the pickled egg ever since I saw a huge jar of them sitting on the counter of The Kitchen Bar in Belfast. This is/was your typical ‘old duffers’ pub where entering strangers would be met with Wild West gun-slinger squints from the smokey darkness. My reason for being… Read More Fun with pickled eggs!
My Dad went in search of a book makers to stick a few quid on a nag at 2.30 at Chepstow….unable to locate the bookies he instead happened upon a butcher’s shop…and like me found himself physically unable to ignore this meat emporium……so he went in and bought me a bunny…. Rabbit is an incredible… Read More Rabbit with Wild Garlic, Olives and Sun-Dried tomatoes
First an apology…the image you are staring at is an instagram and I have absolutely no clue why its gone soft focus, that was not my intention..I reckon I got olive oil on the friggin’ lens…so…sorry 😦 So I say this a lot, but I reckon that if I was staring down the barrel of… Read More ‘Almost’ Caprese…actually..this is better…..