April 16, 2015
This is a standby meal for us when it looks like the cupboards are bare but for a couple of handfuls of new potatoes rolling about in the salad drawer and some fresh herbs. We had this last week on our return from a sunny day at The Yorkshire Sculpture Park, hence the quick tray photo […]
July 21, 2013
We all have different definitions of comfort food, but for me this is it.
June 2, 2013
Make sure your salad is good enough to stand on it's own merits. Sometimes it's all about the sides.
February 17, 2012
One of our generous neighbours offered us a pheasant, and having never cooked a pheasant before I jumped at the chance. Although he was a beautiful thing, carrying him back home felt a little odd. His soft feathers and firm weightiness made it feel like I was carrying a pet, rather than something for dinner. […]
December 5, 2011
I had long thought that stewing beef would work well in a slow cooked curry, but it was only recently that I tried it out. I’m pleased to report that it works very, very well. The meat is soft and delicious, the potatoes take on the subtle flavours of the spices and the coconut milk […]
June 3, 2011
Just a little ‘Something for the Weekend’. In the days before children, Ed used to often make something like this on a Friday night after work. Something to tide us over until dinner. The truth of the matter was, once we’d had this and a few beers, we rarely got round to bothering with dinner. […]
October 7, 2009
I made a fairly ordinary meal last night of sausage and mash, but had a hankering to experiment a bit on the side. I had seen a photograph on Foodgawker of Hasselback potatoes on a blog called Seasaltwithfood and wanted to try them. So in addition to a mountain of fluffy mashed potato (I always […]