Scotch Egg

Scotch Egg

inspired by The Bull & Last It’s finally February! For most people this is cause for a huge sigh of relief. They can finally give up on their diets, detoxes and dry Januaries. They have been good. Now they can enjoy themselves. Any pub usually…

Lasagne of Crab with Beurre Nantais

Lasagne of Crab with Beurre Nantais

inspired by Galvin La Chapelle It’s time for the fish course in my fantasy seven course menu. I had to think long and hard about this course. Part of me felt like a fish course, part of me thought I should just carry on with…

Burrata with Beetroot & Hazelnuts

Burrata with Beetroot & Hazelnuts

inspired by Coin Laundry Leaving south London now, and heading to Clerkenwell for my starter in my fantasy seven course, seven restaurant, menu. And I’m breaking my rules slightly here. As I have eaten at Coin Laundry before. But I’ve never eaten there properly. Opposite…

Truffle Arancini

Truffle Arancini

inspired by Sorella After yesterday’s delicious Sourdough and Whipped Herb Noisette it’s time to move onto the snack portion of my fantasy seven course menu. For those who have no idea what I’m talking about, I’m cooking a different course of a seven course meal…

Spiced Peanut Butter Sauce with Chargrilled Cauliflower

Spiced Peanut Butter Sauce with Chargrilled Cauliflower

inspired by Chishuru The beginning of January usually means one thing for my kitchen. It’s time to clear out the cupboards. Time to get rid of anything festive that won’t keep until next year. Throwing away those half used jars of mincemeat, clearing up that…

Jerusalem Artichoke, Braised Red Cabbage Puree, Orange Glazed Chicory

Jerusalem Artichoke, Braised Red Cabbage Puree, Orange Glazed Chicory

inspired by The Wimborne Pig Hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas! Despite all the restrictions, the changes of plans and the lack of pubs and restaurants we did, in fact, have a very merry Christmas. It just goes to show the power of good food…

Garden Quiche

Garden Quiche

inspired by Restaurant Sat Bains It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas….. or is it? As we face even tighter restrictions over the festive period, many people are saying it just doesn’t feel like Christmas. How can it be Christmas without seeing family and…

Leek & Potato Soup

Leek & Potato Soup

inspired by The Pig Hotel I’ve always wanted to go to one of The Pig Hotels. I don’t really even mind which one. I just think they look amazing. Beautiful rooms, lovely countryside settings, and of course, delicious food. As much as The Pig Hotel…

Tomato Tartare

Tomato Tartare

inspired by Pollen Street Social Stress. Undeniably something that most of us have experienced over the past few months. It affects us in so many ways. How we feel, how we sleep. And crucially, how we eat. I for one am guilty of stress eating.…

Roasted Cauliflower, Romesco, Preserved Lemon & Almond Salad

Roasted Cauliflower, Romesco, Preserved Lemon & Almond Salad

inspired by 26 Grains, Stoney Street It may still look like a bit of a building site, but I can finally cook in our kitchen again! I’ve spent the best part of a month dreaming of the first dishes I would cook, the elaborate menus…