Feeling unenthusiastic about sausages, buger or steaks, I thought this famous Korean dish was much more representative of where my tastebuds were heading. This is a very flavourful dish, lean and the kids love it, which is always a bonus. Continue reading →
Chicken & Lentils – very French, very simple, very cheap, very tasty.
Of course you can use chicken pieces instead of halves, double the lentils, add celery, bay leaf, a shot of cognac, maybe a smidge of bacon too. Use this as your base recipe, then let your personal taste guide you o come up with a family favourite. Continue reading →
Berliner potato soup is a very old recipe said to have been a favourite of the last German emperor, William II. The base of his recipe would have been made from ham bones (just like I usually make) but the man on the street would have made his with whatever was on hand, maybe a sausage on the side. Berliner soups are not starters. These are rich, full on stews meant to warm and fill you up. Continue reading →
Have you ever had a scotch egg? It’s a quintessential English snack that is often found, plastic wrapped in roadhouses and supermarkets. Now if you are partial to squashballs wrapped in mystery meat which have been crumbed and fried within your lifetime, then this would be a heavenly thing indeed. I however prefer to know where my food comes from and how long it has been around. Continue reading →
Let’s start off with something out of the ordinary. Although not out of the ordinary for many parts of the world, as goat maked up 63% of the world’s red meat consumption. I had often wondered what goat tastes like, imagining it to be a bit like gamey lamb. Continue reading →