There’s a stillness and quite in the hills above Osunti….it feels like a familiar blanket draped around tired shoulders. The earth is dark, red and volcanic, its unkempt and rugged. There’s a distinct lack of any ‘rank and file’ which is other-worldly and welcome…. … during the occasional day-dream you forget that this is part of… Read More Figs…… and what to do with them.
It’s Friday night and I had planned a big mad take-away blow out..I have 3-4 amazing joints within a 3 minute radius of my front door – Chinese, Thai, Chipper, Indian but I landed home opened the fridge looking for a beer and thought “bugger it…I have some seriously good stuff right here staring… Read More Smoked Sea Trout…and the end of summer..or is it!?
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
Mustard chicken with asparagus and shredded carrots So who says salads are the sole preserve of Summer? They are most commonly associated with summer I will give you that but whats stopping you creating ‘temperature defiant’ recipes? There are a few cold elements to this dish such as the shredded carrot and the tomatoes but… Read More Warm Winter Salad