Pulled pork ragu

pulled pork ragu asparagus and egg yolk

The other morning I woke up just before sunrise.¬†I think it was the seagulls who seemed to have a loud gathering on a neighbors rooftop. I love the sound and looking outside the sky was beautifully golden and it held the promise of a sunny day. I think it was the first day of the … Continue reading

Marrow and ginger tarte tatin

marrow and ginger tarte tatin

Where do you draw the line between sweet and savory? I know some don’t like fruit with savory at all whilst some love it. I love the hot and sweet/sweet and sour combinations but the balance is a fine line. I had never thought of tarte tatin as a savory dish until I went to … Continue reading

Jun Tanaka’s beetroot tarte tatin

Layered beetroot

Do you have specific dishes that you remember long after you tasted them? It wasn’t long ago since I was at The Ninth but the beetroot tarte tatin left a big impression and to be honest, a bit of a craving for more. I had an idea of how it was cooked but I didn’t … Continue reading

Roast vegetable tart

It is beautifully autumnal outside. The leaves have changed colour, the sky is clear and we still get the odd warm day, it is a lovely time of the year.     The light is changing and somehow it is brighter, I went for a lovely walk on the beach the other day and it … Continue reading

Raw honey apple rose

Sometimes I wonder if I have some kind of a masochistic streak. I can’t seem to back down from a challenge. A friend of mine knows this and decided to get me to bake. She is so clever and knows that I would never go for something I wouldn’t eat. I don’t really have much … Continue reading

Olive and grape tart

Sometimes I see a recipe and I just know I have to make it. This time I read a blog by¬†Swayampurna, la Petitie Chef. She has made a beautiful savoury galette with grapes and olives. I had friends coming over and I wanted something I haven’t done before and I decided to make my own … Continue reading

Plum tart with pistachio and chestnut praline

I have had making puff pastry on my to do list for a long time now and it was finally time. I followed this recipe as I am, well pretty crap at baking, and it worked so well! I have to say I was quite pleased with myself! Now all I needed was something to … Continue reading