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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…

Sourdough with Whipped Herb Noisette

Sourdough with Whipped Herb Noisette

It’s the start of January. For most people this is a time to dread. Back to work. Back to the gym. Dry January. Veganuary. Dark, dark days. If however, like me, you have your birthday in the first few days of the new year then…

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…

Lamb Rump, Jerusalem Artichoke Puree & Pommes Paille

Lamb Rump, Jerusalem Artichoke Puree & Pommes Paille

inspired by Petit Pois Brighton After yesterday’s post about Jerusalem Artichokes we are carringing on with that theme. Mainly because I have some left that need eating. We are also carrying along the coast. To Brighton. I love Brighton. It’s one of my favourite seaside…

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…

Linguine with Crab, Garlic, Parsley & Tomato

Linguine with Crab, Garlic, Parsley & Tomato

inspired by Hide This blog post is a little different to my usual ramblings about cooking. Truth be told I don’t want to talk about cooking today. I want to talk about shopping. Like many of us, I’m becoming more conscious of what I eat.…

Hake, Pancetta & Brown Shrimp Cassoulet, Kale and Salsa Verde

Hake, Pancetta & Brown Shrimp Cassoulet, Kale and Salsa Verde

inspired by The Tolcarne Inn Since I’ve been cooking with Cornish fish over the past six months now, I thought it was about time I made something inspired by a local restaurant. Yes, you guessed it, I’m raiding the freezer again for dinner. Result! I…