I recently wrote a blog post on what I serve with my BBQ ribs and I talked a little about my attitude towards food/recipes as ‘sides’ – this Chickpea recipe is an extension of that and for me is another perfect example of a dish that has the ability to stand on its own two… Read More Chickpeas with yogurt, lemon and chilli
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!
As far as I am concerned ‘sides’ should carry as much weight as the ‘main’ they are served with. In fact I don’t even like that type of ‘segmentation’ or ‘class structure’ when it comes to food – I don’t subscribe to the meat-and-two-veg school of thought where sometimes the star of the show… Read More What I serve with Ribs – my remoulade
OK – so, the word salad bores me to tears unless its accompanied by the words….’with Rib-Eye steak’ or ‘whilst jumping out of a plane above Niagra Falls’. I really just don’t feel tingly all over when faced with the salad option – so I decided to change my own perception (read neurosci) and start… Read More Super Star Salads