Truffled baby portobello mushroom

A while back I was talking to one of my friends about truffle. I said I place truffle butter under the skin of my Christmas turkey and he asked if I served it with mushrooms to bridge the flavours. There was not a mushroom in sight at my Christmas dinner but I kept thinking about … Continue reading

Spring vegetable soup and stuffed portobello mushrooms

It has been a hectic week and I had very little time to think about food. I have cooked what was in my fridge, larder and freezer hardly leaving the house. Today I made a conscious effort to actually go outside and take a proper lunch. I walked past the veg monger and saw that … Continue reading

Barbecue lamb chops with stuffed mushrooms, a spicy guaccamole and sausages

The weekend was the first proper warm weekend. It wasn’t quite short sleeve weather but close and I could feel summer in the air! We went for a walk in some woods nearby. The grounds belong to an abbey and I wasn’t sure I could pick anything but we did come across some very tempting … Continue reading

Joe’s smoked pork belly with pink peppercorn stuffed portobello mushrooms

Sometimes friends gives you the best surprises. The other week I meet up with a friend over dinner, she had come down from Scotland and her husband Joe, who is also the maker of the smoked cheese I love so much, had sent some pork belly that he cooked the night before. Joe cooks the … Continue reading

Tofu and pecan nut stuffed portobello mushrooms

I have been ¬†a little quiet lately. It has been manic at work and 3 trips within 7 days left me feeling quite exhausted. The trips were all good and with great outcome but I was so happy when the last one was over and to get in to my own bed! Today is the … Continue reading