Pastados with courgette/zucchini salsa

pastado with courgette salsa

The garden and the allotment are currently overflowing with produce. I am doing my best to cook with squash, beans, courgette/zucchini and the tomatoes have just started to ripen. Still to come but not quite there yet are the chillies. They are abundant and I am hoping this year to get some naga chillies, fingers … Continue reading

Lime candied prawns and lobster with avocado and grapefruit salsa

Some things will always catch my eye and I saw some green grapefruits that I have never tried before. They are a special kind, Oro Blanco. These grapefruits are sweeter, they don’t have any bitterness and have a short season. Needless to say I had to buy some to try them.   Oro Blanco grapefruit  … Continue reading

Crispy salmon with mango and kale salsa in a noodle broth

We haven’t eaten much salmon since I read about salmon farming, lacking in regulation it doesn’t produce healthy fish or is good for the environment. Here is an article, just one of many. This time the fishmonger had sustainable , wild salmon that looked amazing and I knew I had to get some, it is one … Continue reading

Beef burger with pomegranate salsa, carrot slaw and butternut fries

I knew when I woke up that I wanted a burger for dinner. This was my first thought after checking the weather. I am not sure why or how this would be related (it might be the grey and cold day outside but the thought of a burger popped up in my head. I usually … Continue reading

Flat bread pizzas, beef and Stilton, chorizo, and pepperdew and truffle salami

As much as I am keen to get started on more healthy foods after the indulgence over the holidays I still have a lot of left over than need to be eaten. We have cooked and eaten the curry so all of the turkey is gone, it was so delicious we ate a big pot … Continue reading