Tag: tomatoes

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.…

Squid Ink Linguine, King Prawns, Tomato, Chilli & Rocket

Squid Ink Linguine, King Prawns, Tomato, Chilli & Rocket

inspired by Bocca in Cielo Last weekend I worked my first shift behind a bar this year. Normally going back to pulling pints is like a second nature to me. Normally I can slot right back into it. That’s the key word really isn’t it.…

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…

Mirza Ghasemi

Mirza Ghasemi

inspired by Berenjak It’s now over three weeks since I’ve cooked in my kitchen. Simply because at the moment I have no kitchen. Unless you count a microwave and a toaster balanced on a rickety table in the garage. Which I don’t. But as building…

Braised Lamb, Aubergine, Orzo & Feta

Braised Lamb, Aubergine, Orzo & Feta

inspired by Little Duck, The Picklery As much as we are all adapting to a new normal, it really is nice to be able to get back to some old routines. After nearly four months of eating and drinking at home, it feels great to…

Day 92: Spicy Salami Pizza

Day 92: Spicy Salami Pizza

inspired by The Lauriston Pub’s can reopen! “You must be so excited!” “How’s Aidan feeling?” “Can’t wait to get back for a pint!” After the government announced yesterday that pubs, cafes and restaurants can reopen from the 4th July, the messages from friends started to…

Day 70: Fish Stew with Saffron Aioli

Day 70: Fish Stew with Saffron Aioli

inspired by Webbe’s at The Fish Café I realise that I’ve been very London focused with the blog recently. In fact the last time I was inspired by a restaurant outside of the capital was on day 35 when I made Scallops in Seaweed Butter.…

Day 65: Panzanella

Day 65: Panzanella

inspired by Marcella Like a lot of people right now I’ve been baking a lot of bread. I’ve discovered that homemade bread is not only really simple (as long as you have yeast, I’m still trying to master the sourdough loaf) but also tastes so…

Day 16: Courgette Pancakes with Roasted Tomatoes

Day 16: Courgette Pancakes with Roasted Tomatoes

inspired by Bourne & Hollingsworth I might have drunk a little bit too much wine last night. This is the problem with lockdown. Unfortunately I can’t blame a stressful day at work. Hump day is not an excuse. All days are pretty much equal now.…