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Brandade Egg Avruga caviar

Seafood lunch at Parsons, Covent Garden

Since I moved to the Kent coast from London I feel a lot closer to the food we eat. The butcher sells meat from nearby farms, the lamb grazes on heritage land, if you follow the seasons there is plenty of locally grown fruit and vegetables and you can buy locally caught, sustainable fish off … Continue reading

Fishpie

Luxuriously comforting fish pie

The past week has been challenging to say the least. Work is busy, I picked up a great pre Christmas order, I had plans to catch up with friends and go to my favorite London shops, we just finished a fun sushi pop up and all the December plans were to be made. In the … Continue reading

Whiting Kara Age

Whiting Karaage

Sometimes when I grew up my mother used to drive down to the harbor to buy fish straight off the fishing boats. She would mainly buy cod or mackerel that was plentiful then. Every now and then fishermen had caught whiting and she would get some. It was always sold with the joke “lucky cat”, … Continue reading

Food Bigger than The Plate

Food, Bigger than the plate & a London foodie day

Very often I see exhibitions and events that I want to go to. Usually they are long gone by the time I actually remember and I missed them. Could this be age perhaps? Or just being busy? I don’t know but I knew when the exhibition Food, Bigger than the Plate was launched I really … Continue reading

glazed pork cheeks

Prosecco & Hot Sauce glazed pork cheeks

It seems just a couple of weeks ago we enjoyed an Indian summer, going for long walks in the sunshine, enjoying the last days on the beach. The rain arrived, it got darker earlier and all of the sudden I was roaming around my closet looking for warmer coats. Colder weather always makes me think … Continue reading

Hake & pancetta

Hake & Pancetta

One of my favorite fish and always a go to is cod. There is nothing like fresh cod, pan fried with grated horseradish, new potatoes and clarified butter. I am very sad to hear that it will go on the endangered species list at the end of this month. I am very lucky to have … Continue reading

mussels in tomato sauce

Mussels in a tomato & celery sauce

I feel I have been very lucky in my working life having worked with the most amazing people along the way. One of those lucky times is when I got a new job and went to see a client. I had no idea that when I walked out of the meeting I had met a … Continue reading

Prawn Sandwich

Prawn sandwich

Gothenburg, my home town, is the second largest city in Sweden. It has a lot to offer, city life, a charming old town, the sea, the largest amusement park in the Nordics and an archipelago just to mention a few things. One of my favorite Swedish summer foodie memories is from the Gothenburg archipelago and … Continue reading

Pan fried Mackerel & saffron mash

Pan fried mackerel and saffron mash potato

It is seafood week! I love seafood and this year I wanted to participate. This week I will publish one blog per day. Here are the features day by day and why not join in? Friday 4: Mackerel Saturday 5: Prawns Sunday  6: Plaice Monday 7: Scallops Tuesday 8: Mussels Wednesday 9: Hake Thursday 10: Crab … Continue reading

Roast Lamb & Roast Vegetables

Fig roasted Shoulder of Lamb with Carrot top Chimichurri

I wanted to make fig jam for the market so I bought quite a few for a trial. The figs were so delicious I couldn’t sop eating them and by the time I made the jam I didn’t have many left. I find figs sweet but they work just as well with sweet as with … Continue reading