Steak with truffle honey roasted cauliflower and quiche

I had a bunch of random stuff hanging around the fridge from the holidays. I was left with an almost whole Camembert cheese, celery, cream, a bunch of eggs, fresh herbs and shortcrust pastry. Like so many I decided to take a lighter (read detox) approach to life now in January but I can’t stand … Continue reading

An evening with Pama Ham

A while back I had a lovely invite to cook with Parma Ham at Cactus Studios. It seemed that the trains did their best to stop me in my tracks (!), with cancelled trains and delays. After what felt like a very long and tedious train jouney I arrived 45 minutes late but luckily it was … Continue reading

Avocado salad and steak with pasta pesto

I was raised not to play with food but a ripe avocado in the fruit basket seemed like a playful invite. I teamed it with some blue cheese, tomato, herbs and it was a salad talking to me!   I sliced the avocado and brushed it with organic extra olive oil, M got is especially … Continue reading

Watercress pesto and crispy tofu

Sometimes I have no idea what to have for dinner and I go down to the kitchen to see what is around and make something from what I can find. I had some salmon in the freezer so I took that out to defrost and was then spending some time thinking about what to eat … Continue reading

Roast pork with ginger wine jus and watercress pesto

No matter how much I miss Robson’s Butcher they are too far away for my every day shop. I can still go there when I am visiting friends with my cool bag (and I fully intend to!) but meanwhile I have found Gibsons Farm Shop. It was recommended and we went there to have a … Continue reading