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Wiltshire Chilli Farm: Slow Roasted Peppered Pork Belly

Wiltshire Chilli Farm: Slow Roasted Peppered Pork Belly

In collaboration with Wiltshire Chilli Farm Slow Roasted Peppered Pork Belly Wiltshire Chilli Farm have added a new batch of rubs to their range: Mediterranean Herb, Smoky Pepper Steak and Black Coffee Ghost. I use the Smoky Pepper Steak Rub which complements steak exceptionally well […]

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 […]