Crispy salmon with mango and kale salsa in a noodle broth

We haven’t eaten much salmon since I read about salmon farming, lacking in regulation it doesn’t produce healthy fish or is good for the environment. Here is an article, just one of many. This time the fishmonger had sustainable , wild salmon that looked amazing and I knew I had to get some, it is one … Continue reading

Spicy Chipotle chile pork adobo the Philippine way

The weather after a rainy Christmas Eve has been beautiful but stormy. The other night I was listening to the winds sweeping around the house blowing anything loose around creating banging noises. The winds are cold but dressed in warm clothes a walk on the beach was fantastic! The sea is quite sheltered here but the waves … Continue reading

Crab and chilli pasta

I can never resist fresh crab. I spotted some at the fishmongers one morning. I didn’t buy any but after lunch I thought I would just go past and see if he had any left. Guess what, he did and I bought one. They were caught the night before and cooked in the morning, what … Continue reading

Pork loin with cheddar cheese sauce

The other day I found myself aimlessly wandering around the isle of a supermarket looking for inspiration for dinner. I wasn’t sure what I wanted but when I saw a pork loin it looked too good to resist. I buy almost all my meat from the butcher but I was in the supermarket so I got … Continue reading

Chilli clams and spicy fries with crispy kale

Lately I noticed that I haven’t really been in the mood for much meat. I usually eat meat way too often but since I sat down and thought what I wanted to do in 2014, eating less meat is one of the goals. I am sure that you need to listen to your body so … Continue reading

Poached salmon with yuzu sauce and kale

As I was shopping the other day I saw some yuzu sauce. I have never used it before so I had to buy it. I am sure it is not too difficult to make yourself but I wanted to try it first. It is tangy with a clear citrus flavour. I decided to get some … Continue reading

Apple and chilli stuffed pork with roast, spiced butternut squash

Everywhere I look this year I see apple trees so full of apples it is amazing. Still I can’t quite comprehend why there are so many apples from abroad for sales in the shops, I am sure eating British apples must be better for both us and the environment. With this in mind I got … Continue reading

Whipped feta with beetroots, home made sausages and an allotment abundance

When I woke up this Sunday the sun was shining and I thought it would be another warm day outside. I had a bit of a lazy morning and when I got hungry I wanted an omelette for brunch. We picked some kale, it is growing in an abundance and I have used it for … Continue reading

Comforting meatloaf and gorgeous allotment kale cooked two ways

It was allotment day this weekend and we brought some jam and hot sauce as a contribution, there were lots of home made jams and even locally produced honey! There was a barbecue, a raffle and a true family day. This is when you really notice that having an allotment is not just for older, … Continue reading

Salmon, tiger prawn and samphire broth

When by the sea I always want to eat seafood. After our gorgeous lunch at Victuals & Co I knew I wanted to make a light seafood broth for dinner. I didn’t have time to make stock so I used the last of the chicken stock I had in the freezer made previously. It adds … Continue reading