September 20, 2013
Not a pink 1970's rag doll but a rich, open-weave scone drenched with strawberries and cream.
August 18, 2013
I've been eating oatcakes all my life. It's only recently that I started to make my own.
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 22, 2013
Next time I'm making these homemade onion bhajis, I'll invite you all round so we can share out the calories.
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 18, 2013
"An antipasti plank you say? I've got a big piece of oak. How big do you want it?"
March 11, 2013
These were destined to be apple and ginger, but they became caramel apple tarts and I can't see anyone complaining.
January 25, 2013
If you like Thai flavours this is one for you. Hot, sour, salty, sweet pork salad in crispy lettuce leaves.
December 22, 2012
A Christmas side dish that you can prepare in advance and will keep your hob free for gravy making.
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.
December 6, 2012
These are a nice alternative to a mince pie. They give you that 'chocolate orange vibe' without having to tap-it-and-unwrap-it.