I encountered my new favourite way to eat hot cross buns last weekend - soaked in egg and fried until crispy. Recipe on the blog this week!
Ok, so I'm going to have to let you down / fill you with untold relief. This is not really a clichéd Buzzfeed listicle devoted to cooking canines. This is classic #clickbait. Chances are you clicked on the link out of a mixture of shock, disgust, and morbid curiosity. But why does the thought of … Continue reading 17 dog meat recipes you can’t live without
Continuing my Culinary A-Z, I have decided that this week should big up the humble cabbage. Stuffed and baked leaves, zingy crisp slaws, and... rumbledethumps are but a few of the reasons to love this much maligned brassica. But this week, I want to sing the praises of sauerkraut (and get you making it). Sauerkraut gets a … Continue reading C is for Cabbage: 3 Reasons to Make Your Own Sauerkraut
This week, I'm kicking off a new feature on the blog - an A-Z of my favourite ingredients and how to use them. Today I'm going to focus on anchovies and broccoli - two fantastic ingredients which make remarkably good bedfellows! If you've never tried these beauts together, you're going to want to make the super-simple … Continue reading A is for: Anchovies – B is for: Broccoli
Sorry for the late post this week, I took a day off work yesterday, and hit the Edinburgh Fringe with Cat and The Boy. It's been a bit of a hectic couple of weeks in one way or another, so I'm going to keep it brief today, with a recipe for mayonnaise. Hellman's might claim … Continue reading Home Made-onnaise
I am greeted by the smell of wood polish and mildewed bibles, so familiar to me from many years enduring the indignity of Boys Brigade. I always like to be early, but it has taken all my courage to make it here today, and after a sob in the car park, I have arrived two minutes … Continue reading This Week I’m Mostly: Giving up Love Island and Fixing you Some Super-Simple Economy Noodles
I used to be pretty inflexible when it came to food. Don't get me wrong, I'm not fussy at all, but I have some rules. I am a firm believer in a hot meal for dinner. Now and again - and only at the height of summer - we'll have bread, cheese, cured meat and … Continue reading This Week I’m Mostly: Upgrading Your Chilli Con Carne