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
My cooking has taken a bit of an ‘all in twist’ recently – no idea way, maybe its the time of year or the fact that the sun is out. Whatever the reason I’m bopping everything on one plate, board or tin and we just get ‘stuck in’. No longer do I have 4-5 separate… Read More ‘The Greek Grill’ – lamb, fennel, peppers, chickpeas… oh my!
I dunno about you but when the sun shines my attitude in the kitchen changes dramatically – maybe it’s because I ‘think’ I have an ethereal link with my fridge (!?!) whatever the case might be I am now confident I have S.A.D.K.E. (Seasonal Adjustment Disorder Kitchen Edition) – right, so I might have invented… Read More Spiced Pork Chops with Peas
Spice alchemy is probably the single most important kitchen skill I have – things can be chopped, diced, boiled and fried but any monkey can be trained to nail these but to know how to combine spices is to know God………but that might be a slight exaggeration……….or not………. I learned spice alchemy from my Indian… Read More How I learned ‘spice’ – chicken and peas!
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