So this dish is all about Sumac – an incredible spice typically native to the Middle East and certain parts of Italy (and North America) – it’s tart, punchy and has a knock out deep dark purple colour to it. It’s a little other-worldly and feels oddly ‘in-organic’ but its serious stuff when it… Read More Chicken with Sumac & Coriander
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!
So, the holiday season is well and truly over and with it the excess of rich food, great booze and everything indulgent. It’s now time to cut out the ‘bad stuff’ and focus on the healthy and clean……………….. Ha, who am I kidding! Sorry, but I don’t buy that lark at all, why should my… Read More Crispy Chicken n Peppers
The are 10 places that you can get ‘the Best Ribs in Dublin’ – and guess what I rank number 6! I’ve had a love affair with ribs ever since my Dad plonked a monster load of them in front of me around the time I was sprouting teeth in my head – this was a… Read More Are my Baby Back ribs the best in Dublin…..? Nearly…………