Category Archives: Recipes

N’duja, Goat & Ewe’s Cheese, Truffle Honey & Sage Toastie

Tweet I’ve been to some great restaurants this year and some terrible ones, some fancy and some more basic, but I’m a simple creature at heart and quite often all I really want is something comforting betwixt two slices of … Continue reading

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Of Sprouts and Marzipan.

Tweet Sprouts and marzipan. Both pretty  divisive festive ingredients – I imagine those little sprouts made of marzipan are enough to turn many a stomach while at the same time reducing others to wobble knee’d joy. I bloody love them … Continue reading

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Warmed Figs with Crumbled Roquefort, Red Wine & Black Pepper Syrup & Red Wine Salt

Tweet It’s  a rare day that I actually cook a coherent meal. You know, traditional fare like a roast dinner, meat and veg or pie. No, I’ve adopted an in house dining style that mimics my bar led dining out … Continue reading

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Greengage, Cobnut and Stem Ginger Cake

Tweet Harvest is a word that I associate with the rosy blush of autumn, just the very sound of the word conjors the crisp crunch of tiny British apples and juicy bite of plums. No doubt I’ve been influenced by … Continue reading

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Of Pasta & Figs

TweetI love the transition between Summer and Autumn possibly most of all of any of the other season’s handovers. It’s perhaps no coincidence then that this ephemeral, twilight period is when figs drop auspiciously into shops, causing my heart to … Continue reading

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La Cucina Asellina – Pasta Masterclass & A Brunch Pasta Recipe

Tweet Ever since my trip to Rimini in June this year I’ve been contemplating making pasta. Fully contemplating mind, not actually doing, for it’s remained one of those things that seems specialist, requires niche skills, best left to the experts … Continue reading

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L’anima Cafe, *that* N’duja & A Peach, N’duja & Comte Toastie

TweetI hurriedly made a reservation during L’anima Cafe‘s soft opening around a month ago, if I’m honest on the merit of just a couple of items that had been brought to my attention via social media. It’s often the way. … Continue reading

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Peach & Pistachio Friands with Honey Whipped Greek Yoghurt

Tweet Guessed my latest food obsession? That’s right; peaches. I cannot get enough of them, and you’ll know this if you follow me on Twitter or Instagram. What? I have an addictive personality ok?! This year, it’s mainly the pale … Continue reading

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Griddled Doughnut Peaches, Feta, Pistachio & Mint

Tweet This is more of a suggestion than a recipe really as it’s all I’ve been craving in these lazy days, full of glorious sunshine and air like soup, that inspires a big fat negative on the activity, and certainly … Continue reading

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Almond Milk and Spelt Ricotta Pancakes with Maraschino Laced Cherries

Tweet I’m a sucker for cherries, so I’m in heaven that there are plump and juicy varieties in all of the supermarkets and farmers markets right now. Not that it stops me when they’re not in season, I turn to … Continue reading

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