Some would argue that raw root veg as a credible dinner dish had its day during the 70’s where it was regularly spiked then dunked into molten Swiss cheese and shared amongst people wearing oddly fitting clothes sporting oddly fitting hair…facial or other. I’m not and do not subscribe to the ‘raw’ movement by… Read More Raw is the new….cooked !?
I love aubergine and for me Parmigiano Melanzane is a total celebration of this incredible vegetable, in truth it is the Italian Cousin of the wonderful Greek dish Moussaka but leaves out the white sauce and minced lamb but it does also celebrate Parmesan……….a lot! I’m not gonna lie to you…this is not a low-fat… Read More Melanzane Parmigiano
First up – my apologies for the pic. I had no intention of this dish hitting the blog but, well it turned out so well I had to gush about it a bit! My love affair with Nduja sausage continues unabated…I may be developing a bit of an addiction here!! The one thing I really… Read More ‘Nearly Spring’ – stuffed Courgettes with Nduja sausage and Rice
This recipe is pretty unseasonable…. it is, after all still Winter…but small things are changing. The days are getting ever so slightly longer and, well…quiet frankly I am completely ‘pie-d’ out at this stage, I need simple, quick and fresh:) I’ll be straight up honest here and say I rarely use Chickpeas they only ever… Read More The ‘All In’ Chickpea Salad
I was 11 and on a week-long ‘boot-knock’ school trip to Paris when I had the oppo to try this legend of the French culinary universe. I wandered whimpering into the kitchen of the hotel we were holed up in and the one of the chefs took pity on me…I had a black eye and… Read More French Onion Soup…and a fight