I’ve just returned from spending a week by the sea in Woolacombe Bay, North Devon. Stunning scenery, terrific weather, great surf and a notable cream tea. I had the pleasure of sampling several cream teas during the course of the week. Mainly thanks to my sister who has a bit … More A Proper Cream Tea
I love to eat good Mexican food but to be honest, the Cotswolds is not famed for it’s enchilladas or guacamole. I’ve tried all manner of shop and deli bought packet and jar sauces to cook up at home but even the better ones have left me disappointed. A little … More Home Made Enchillada Sauce – So Easy You HAVE To Laugh!
A great bit of PR to raise awareness for the upcoming Sydney Food Festival and to help celebrate international food, national flags of participating countries were recreated using popular local foods of each nation. Continue reading National Flags Made From Food
Spotted this on Anna the Red’s Bento Factory blog.
This project is best explained by the above picture, but if you prefer some written guidance, what you’ll do is: Continue reading Make a Super Mario ‘Power-Up’ Mushroom From A Radish
I posted this at the start of the year but thought it worthwhile reposting again as I am knocking up a batch today for some friends. So here’s a little bit of my summer for you to cook up – also of course can be cooked indoors, but really – … More Best Home-Made Burgers. Guaranteed.
You really can’t argue with Pythagoras – he had a point….
Whenever I have a saturday morning free I’ll head to the award winning Farmer’s Market in Stroud. It’s a great place for any foodie or cook to have a mooch and pick up fresh, locally produced treats. Everything from organic fruit and veg, though to locally cured charcuterie and locally … More Pippin Doughnuts – Holy Smoke They’re Good!!
Such a quick and easy dish to knock up. Step 1 – Buy good fish. Any chunky white fish will do – haddock, pollack, cod etc. I work a couple of doors down from Mitch Tonks‘ new restaurant and fishmongers, Rockfish, in Bristol and rate them very highly. Get your … More Lovely Fish Parcels With Shredded Leeks, Carrots & Fennel
We had some friends over for lunch on Saturday – the perfect excuse to fire up the BBQ and cook some serious jerk chicken. It also gave me the perfect excuse to go out and buy a new kitchen gadget – a boning knife. It’s a knife I have wanted … More A Sufficiency of BBQ Jerk Chicken
I’ve been nominated in the Dorset Cereals Little Blog awards – please do vote for me by clicking here or by clicking the little image over there on the left hand side. It will only take you 5 seconds! For your efforts, not only will you receive my undying gratitude … More Vote For Me in Dorset Cereals Little Blog Award!!! (pleeease!)
We were absolutely delighted to receive fantastic pan, made by German firm SKK, as a gift recently. Heralded by The Independant as “Best ever range of non-stick pans” their build quality and performance in the kitchen is legendary making them favourites amongst many chefs including Delia (not that this fact … More The SKK Stewpot – My New Favourite Pan!
We chose the fairly new Piccolino in Bristol for an impromptu after work meal out last night and it was terrific. Freshly cooked, lovingly prepared authentic Italian cuisine with a great wine selection to match. The first thing that hits you is the chic, upmarket feel of Piccolino. The claim … More Piccolino Bristol – The Best Restaurant In Town To Take Kids!
Montevideo, Uruguay: 12 metric tons of beef, a mile long grill and 1,250 grill masters later a Guinness world record is set!
Pretty much any meat, fish, or veg that you would grill or roast in your kitchen will be quicker, easier, less messy, more fun and taste better if done on the BBQ. Fact. Here’s a great example. Traditional Roast Beef lunch cooked on the BBQ. I always buy my meat … More Roast Beef – A Hunk of Rump Cooked on the BBQ