Smashed Tofu & Mango Salad

Smashed Tofu Salad

January always arrives with a craving for lighter, healthier foods. Soup is always a favorite, especially when it’s cold outside and salads always hits the spot. My favorite January soup is based on vegetable or chicken broth and rice noodles. It works with pretty much any vegetable in the fridge and it is even better … Continue reading

Whiting Karaage

Whiting Kara Age

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

Prosecco & Hot Sauce glazed pork cheeks

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

Mussels in a tomato & celery sauce

mussels in tomato 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

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

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

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

Charred trout with Pata Negra lardo

Charred trout with pata negra lardo

Charred trout with Pata Negra Lardo and asparagus

Cinco de Mayo Foraged Greens Tacos

Foraged Greens Tacos

Celebrating Cinco de Mayo with Foraged green tacos

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