July 21, 2013
We all have different definitions of comfort food, but for me this is it.
July 14, 2013
I just tried smoking for the first time. I know, I know, I probably shouldn't, but all the cool kids were doing it and I wanted to see what it was like.
June 10, 2013
This meal was an early anniversary treat. Tomorrow Ed and I will have been married for 14 years. Worth celebrating with steak and strawberries don't you think?
June 2, 2013
Make sure your salad is good enough to stand on it's own merits. Sometimes it's all about the sides.
April 7, 2013
I'm sure that you all already know how to make a sausage casserole...maybe some of you buy a sausage casserole mix from the supermarket. Who am I to judge?
March 21, 2013
You don't need to cook this over a fire at the side of the road; but don't let me stop you.
March 15, 2013
Preparing corn tortillas is a family affair, George is particularly good at shaping and pressing them, whilst I do the griddling. Ed is usually on chopping and beer opening detail.
December 17, 2012
One last reasonably healthy recipe from me before the gluttony of Christmas descends. Ed created this black rice salad one lunch time which is greater than the sum of its parts.
September 30, 2012
Tasty little individual tarts made with a thyme and parmesan pastry then filled with courgette and chorizo.
July 22, 2012
Don't you think it's so much easier to eat salads when the sun finally comes out? This isn’t just ANY salad though, it’s a ‘Claire and Ed’s Spicy Satay Noodle Salad’
July 7, 2012
This Summer seems to be about cagoules, umbrellas and drying off soggy chickens. So I cooked a chilli to warm our bones.
May 31, 2012
Some things are worth getting up early for. The first one is a cup of tea and the second is the promise of a pulled pork pitta. This pork is dry rubbed with coffee and cooked all day. You're welcome.
May 8, 2012
I am not sharing this because it’s healthy. I am not sharing this because it’s pretty. It’s not even a clever or complicated dish. In fact…you could say that it’s just a big sausage roll. Point taken. I wanted to show you a quick flaky pastry recipe that I think is easier to make than […]
May 1, 2012
A simple lunch of baked eggs...with a side order of pancetta and some crusty bread.
February 22, 2012
It was a dreary wet morning in Derbyshire, so I set about the housework. The rainy skies and domestic chores left me feeling that I needed a tasty lunch to perk me up. I scoured the kitchen and garden for inspiration: Witch hazel and snowdrops offered the only glimpse of colour in the garden. The […]