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Lemon Muffin

Lemon Muffin

Lemon Muffin Tart, fluffy and bursting with citrus flavours is what these lemon muffins are all about. They’re quick and easy to make and very addictive. Great for breakfast or an afternoon snack.  

Park’s Edge Bar and Kitchen – Herne Hill

Park’s Edge Bar and Kitchen – Herne Hill

Jamaican Smoked Herring ‘Solomon Gundy’ on Roti and Peppered Calypso Garlic Shrimp When I go out to eat at a restaurant the main things I’m looking for are great, reasonably priced food. Park’s Edge Bar and Kitchen is a restaurant that ticks the boxes. Located in Herne […]

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) […]