Steak with blackpudding cumble

steak with blackpudding crumble

I got completely side tracked at The Black Pig Butchers the other day. I went there to get some bacon for brunch and somehow came out with bavette steak and a black pudding as well. Bavette and skirt steak are my two favorite cuts of steak.   Lizzy the butcher makes her own black pudding … Continue reading

Pork with garden vegetables

Pork with garden vegetables and spaghetti squash

Growing vegetables is great. You plant the seeds and wait. They need tlc, water, they like being talked to and some need an extra boost of nutrition every now and then. Before you know it the garden is filled to the brim and I am wondering how I will ever be able to use it all … Continue reading

The first delicious spring veg

It is so exciting when we can pick the first of the vegetables at the allotment and it was time to thin the beetroots, parsnips, kholrabi and the turnips. We had a bit of a hot spell and everything has been growing so fast.     The turnips were unfortunately eaten by something and I … Continue reading

Lightly spiced chicken wings, swede mash and roast vegetables

When I think of comfort foods chicken and mash is never far away! There is something so lovely about tender chicken meat and melt in your mouth mash. This was the last meal I cooked in the old kitchen. Everyone told me it will be a pain to live in the middle of not having … Continue reading

A seafood platter, pulled lamb and garlic marinated anchovy

I wanted to cook something special this Saturday for dinner and made a seafood platter. I went to the fishmongers, they have so much to choose from and it is hard not to get greedy. I ended up buying langoustines, peel on prawns, crab claws and a piece of salmon fillet. The salmon was pan … Continue reading