Vegetables with coriander and hazelnut pesto

Vegetables with coriander and hazelnut pesto

I don’t cook enough vegetarian dishes so today I thought I would give it a go. To get inspired I went to the green grocer and bought all of the vegetables that inspired me. I did think about a vegetable curry but wanted to make something I had never done before. I ended up with … Continue reading

Smoked chicken, ginger and chilli broth with celeriac and pork scratching toast

I have a friend who worked near Borough Market for years and she confessed to me that she only went there, for the first time a few months ago! I was at loss for words as if I worked near there I am sure I would get lunch there at least a couple of times … Continue reading

Pulled lamb hash and lamb rice paper rolls

The weekend forecast is grey and rainy but we have already had some brilliant days! Last weekend I decided to be lazy, skip breakfast and make a nice brunch. The weather was shining and brunch in the garden seemed very appealing. I decided to use some of the left over lamb. I love the flavor … Continue reading

Healthy egg baked in a rice bread basket with hot smoked salmon

The other day I saw some hot smoked salmon. It was dark in color and I had never heard of a maple syrup glaze before. I bought a small piece knowing I had to try it. I didn’t have it for dinner but when I woke up the next morning I did remember it and … Continue reading

Nectarine starter and an omelette

I like to mix fruits and savoury. I had some nectarines at home and after having a think about whether to make a starter or a dessert I decided that a dessert was too obvious so a starter it was. I had a look around and decided to pair it with cottage cheese, I wanted … Continue reading

Sometimes there is nothing like a good steak

I almost never get a cold and I really surprised myself when I realised I was due for a day in bed. I wasn’t completely incapacitated but nor was I going outside the front door. I had fever and that is about the only thing that really gets me. I slept for 3 more hours before starting … Continue reading

Japanese mums chicken, smoked mackerel starter and crab

After my visit to Sandy’s the fishmongers the fridge was well stocked and after the seafood dinner Friday night I wanted to cook something experimental. I had three crab claws and decided to make crab mousse for our friends coming for dinner. But first thing first and after a morning with quite a lot to … Continue reading

Chinese pork tenderloin with wild rice and baked courgette

The warm weather has made a lot of the veg grow and some that we would normally be eating by now has only recently taken off. It has been a strange year for growing but there are now some lovely bean flowers. It seems I might get my first ever goji berries! I picked some … Continue reading