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Pork and Chorizo Stew

Pork and Chorizo Stew

Pork and Chorizo Stew This Pork and Chorizo Stew is a twist on one of my favourite recipes on the blog, Pork and Cannellini Bean Stew, and is influenced by a recent trip to Spain. Paprika oozes from the chorizo to give the dish a deliciously […]

A Red Letter Days Experience

A Red Letter Days Experience

Best Western York House Hotel I often struggle with what presents to buy friends, family or a partner for Christmas. I’m much more likely to just ask whoever I’m buying for what they actually want. I know it takes some of the fun out of […]

Parma Ham Masterclass at Le Corden Bleu

Parma Ham Masterclass at Le Corden Bleu

Chef David Deverger* The thing I love most about doing a cooking masterclass is picking up tips and tricks that you randomly find yourself using at a later date. Tonight was one such occasion when I made a salmon dish and then crisped the skin […]

Wiltshire Chilli Farm: Goat’s Cheese and Red Onion Tart

Wiltshire Chilli Farm: Goat’s Cheese and Red Onion Tart

In collaboration with Wiltshire Chilli Farm Goat’s Cheese and Red Onion Tart Whilst I tend to cook a lot from scratch, I have been known to have the occasional cheat meal and not feel at all guilty about it. Puff pastry is one such cheat. […]

Creamy mushrooms and egg

Creamy mushrooms and egg

Creamy Mushrooms and Egg On the weekend my breakfasts tend to be a bit more extravagant than during the week. During the week I’m cooking quite a bit so often keep it really simple – mostly cereal. It was a chilly start this morning (Saturday) […]

Caribbean-Style Chicken Curry

Caribbean-Style Chicken Curry

Chicken Curry All I fancy eating right now are curries, stews and comfort foods. Curries are the perfect warming dish as we move into the cooler months. I’m a big fan of curry as I mention in my Curry Goat recipe. I’ve tweaked this recipe for […]

Baked Chicken and Creamy Potatoes

Baked Chicken and Creamy Potatoes

Baked Chicken and Creamy Potatoes Whenever I cook chicken it’s always the dark meats such as the thigh and leg that I like best. It’s much more forgiving and less likely to dry out than the breast. I also think that it has a lot […]

Baba Ganoush and Boiled Eggs

Baba Ganoush and Boiled Eggs

Baba Ganoush and Boiled Eggs If I only ate one meal a day it would be breakfast. I pay more attention to it than any other meal as it sets me up nicely for the day ahead, which is often filled with all things food […]


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Asparagus, Egg and Wild Garlic Crumb

Asparagus, Egg and Wild Garlic Crumb

Asparagus, Egg and Wild Garlic Crumb I don’t know what’s going on with this weather, but I’ve created a lovely seasonal recipe with foraged wild garlic from a recent trip to Wales. You don’t have to go to Wales to find wild garlic. They tend […]

Grilled Sweet Corn with Feta, Chilli, Sumac and Yoghurt

Grilled Sweet Corn with Feta, Chilli, Sumac and Yoghurt

Hands up if when you were a child you used to eat corn on the cob like a typewriter cartoon-style? I did, and whilst I may not eat it like this nowadays, I still like to get stuck in with my hands and nibble on […]

Curry Goat

Curry Goat

Curry goat is one of my all time favourite dishes and what differentiates a Caribbean curry goat to any other, is the use of scotch bonnet peppers. This amazingly hot pepper has a great distinctive flavour, which delivers a deliciously fruity note. However, the pepper […]

Recipe: Steamed Lobster with melted Garlic Butter

Recipe: Steamed Lobster with melted Garlic Butter

  I cook fresh food as often I can and I’m lucky to be able to get the majority of my ingredients from some of the fabulous markets nearby. I would usually do a modest shop, cook in bulk and eat whatever it is throughout […]

Recipe: King Prawn Linguine in a Tomato and Caper Sauce

Recipe: King Prawn Linguine in a Tomato and Caper Sauce

Weekends are when I spend the most amount of time cooking, but during the week I tend to fancy something quick and simple, so I can spend more time watching trash TV, socialising, reading or of course, blogging. Pasta, risottos, stir-fries and salads, among others, […]