Fig roasted Shoulder of Lamb with Carrot top Chimichurri

Roast Lamb & Roast Vegetables

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

Nectarine Filo Tart

Nectarine Tart

Eating what is in season is always a treat, it is available in abundance and usually cheaper in season than imported foods. For me the year starts with deliciously bitter Seville oranges. This time I was eyeing up summery nectarines. They were for sale by the tray at the market. I kept walking past them … Continue reading

Carrot three ways

Pickled carrot lattice roll with cashew nuts

I was given a challenge to make the humble carrot the star of the dish. I use a lot of carrot for cooking but I almost never make it a center piece. As soon as I got the challenge I went out to get some carrots and started thinking. The first thing that came to … Continue reading