mexican

Home Made Enchillada Sauce – So Easy You HAVE To Laugh!

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!

Pippin Doughnuts – Holy Smoke They’re Good!!

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!!

something smells fishy

Lovely Fish Parcels With Shredded Leeks, Carrots & Fennel

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

Vote For Me in Dorset Cereals Little Blog Award!!! (pleeease!)

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!)

The SKK Stewpot – My New Favourite Pan!

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!

Piccolino Bristol – The Best Restaurant In Town To Take Kids!

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!

Roast Beef – A Hunk of Rump Cooked on the BBQ

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