Carrot three ways

Roasted and pickled carrots

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

Dried Lime Chilli Oil brisket stew

Dried Lime Chilli Oil Brisket stew

I bought brisket for dinner with the aim of cooking it whole. I was going to slow cook it until it was tender and fell apart. My plans didn’t quite go as planned and I started cooking later than planned. I still wanted the brisket and in order to cook it quicker I sliced it … Continue reading

A heatwave means barbecue time

Crispy rosehip spiced potatoes

Summer finally arrived in full force and I thought it was a sign to invite my friends and neighbors over for a barbecue. I find it hard to do a barbecue and not cook too much so inviting more people seemed like a great solution. Barbecue menu Curry Chilli Oil marinated breast of chicken Dried … Continue reading

Spider crab linguini

Spider crab linguini

Friday’s are always super busy but I try to take time in the morning for a coffee, getting my eggs for the pasta to make ravioli for the market and do a walk around the local shops. This morning I knew Jenkins & Son Fishmongers had crab claws. When I got there it was spider … Continue reading

Skrei with Wild Garlic Butter and a Lobster Carbonara

Skrei Cod with Wild Garlic Butter

Skrei Cod with Wild Garlic Butter and a Lobster Carbonara
#skrei #wildgarlicbutter #carbonara #lobstercarbonara

Bergamot Gremolata with Whipped Goats cheese and Roast Potatoes

Gremolata and whipped goats cheese

Bergamot Gremolata with whipped goats cheese on roast potatoes #gremolata #bergamotlemon

Chicken with roasted aubergine and kholrabi salad

Baked aubergine with wild garlic

Chicken with roasted aubergine and kholrabi salad #kholrabisalad

Salsa baked feta cheese with poached egg

Baked feta cheese with poached egg

Heritage tomato salsa baked feta cheese with poached egg #bakedfetacheese #poachedegg

Courgette & Mushroom Lasagna

vegetarian zucchini lasagna

Courgette and mushroom lasagna with cottage cheese bechamel

Duck egg Carbonara

Duck egg Carbonara

A friend of mine suggested a day out. We needed a catch up and her suggestion included a farm shop so even better. The destination was Quex Park, a lovely country estate not too far from where we live.   The grounds are well kept, the cafe has the best cheese scone I have ever tasted, … Continue reading