There’s an unsettling rubbery-ness setting into my legs that excites and confuses me in equal measure. This is a familiar feeling…and one I don’t really care for if I’m being completely honest……one I haven’t felt in a long, long time. I’m nervous. This is a weird time for nerves…….if this was a job interview at… Read More Goan Monkfish curry – Floyd, Stein, Bourdain and Padstow
“I gotta get better at plate-up Tony, I literally suck at this – how the fuck do you do it”? I stared down at what looked like a pile of elephant crap on the pristine white flat-to-rim plate. This was my own personal favourite plate type, a ‘God’s-beard-white’ with just a slight cross groove running… Read More “Plate this Bourdain”….Indian Vegetable Curry
The middle of October on the North Coast is an unforgiving place to be, the drizzle is constant, the wind is barbaric and the buzz of the season is gone. The tourists and their sun-screen have long since departed reducing the town to its raw exposed parts – quiet bars and lonely streets, even the… Read More Thai Yellow fish with BBQ Shrimp…not a Reuben
I learned curry at the hands of an Indian master named Shivani – a stunningly beautiful women from New Delhi who was instrumental in guiding me into the alchemy and storm that is cooking. I walked into her kitchen during the summer break of my 2nd year at University looking for a job washing pots,… Read More Chicken Vindaloo, the reason I cook and how she made it happen….
So as you probably have gathered from reading this blog I am a sucker for everything Low n Slow – Pork Belly, beef – anything that needs time and attention and I’m all over it. But I’ve been kicking around with the traditional for a while and decided to have a look a little further… Read More Low ‘n Slow curried Lamb Shanks