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Prawn and Lemon Risotto

  Prawn and Lemon Risotto Ingredients2 tbsp Olive Oil1 Shallot, finely chopped150 g Risotto Rice150 ml White Wine or Vermouth400 ml Fish or Vegetable Stock2 Lemons, zested and juiced1 tbsp Ricotta CheeseHandful Fresh Parsley, chopped200…

National Burger Day

I bloody love burgers. Indeed I've gone out of my way to hunt down good examples when travelling or on holiday and have been treated to some sensational creations as a result. Gordon Ramsey's Burgr…

Quick Thai Green Curry with Salmon

  Quick Thai Green Curry with Salmon Ingredients3 tbsp Thai Green Curry Paste (adjust to taste)400 ml Light Coconut Milk1 tsp Fish Sauce2 Salmon Fillets (130-150g each)75 g Mange Tout, trimmed75 g Baby Sweetcorn, halved75…

Pork with Garlic, Aubergines and Green Beans

One of Michael's colleagues follows Scott's Food Rocks on Instagram (instagram.com/scottsfoodrocks/ if you were wondering...) and has sent him home with some very positive feedback about some of the food I make, so thank you…

Roasted Butternut Squash and Sage Risotto

  Roasted Butternut Squash and Sage Risotto Tender oven-roasted Butternut Squash pairs perfectly with the astringent punch of Sage in this creamy risotto. Ingredients500 g Butternut Squash (it sounds generous but this is the weight with…

Chicken Tikka Masala

The somewhat chequered colonial past of the UK has seen us borrow bits and pieces from many global cuisines bringing them together in our own special way. The greatest example probably being Curry - our…

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Margarita Chicken

Anyone who knows me will be more than aware of my fondness for cocktails - make it bright, mix it up, stick in a sparkler and you’re onto a winner. I’ve got a raft of…

Blue Cheese and New Potato Frittata

  Blue Cheese and New Potato Frittata Ingredients500 g New Potatoes75 g Broccoli Florets75 g Asparagus1 tbsp Olive Oil1 Red Onion, thinly sliced1 clove Garlic, crushed6 large Free Range Eggs100 ml Semi-Skimmed Milk1 tsp Sea…

Oven-Baked Breakfast Hash

  Oven-Baked Breakfast Hash Ingredients6 Good Quality Sausages, skins removed6 large Free-Range Eggs100 ml Semi-Skimmed Milk1 tsp Sea Salt1 tsp Freshly Ground Black Pepper400 g Potatoes, grated150 g Extra Mature Cheddar Cheese, grated6 Spring Onions,…

Toad in the Hole

Everything tastes better when it's covered in batter isn't too far from the truth. Fish and Chips, Tempura Prawns, Deep-fried Ice Cream and Deep-fried Mars Bars are wondeful things that are enhanced by a crispy…

“Korean” Beef Bowl

The internet seems to agree that there are some Korean origins to this recipe but I'm afraid that I have to put quotes around the name "Korean" as I've not been to Korea myself and…

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Follow Me On Social Media

I know the blog is only just getting started but I'd really appreciate it if you could take a few minutes to follow me on social media - after all it's the easiest and quickest…

Lightly Spiced Chicken Pilaf

This Chicken Pilaf is a gently spiced yet fully flavoured dish, rich in the warm yet zesty flavours of the Eastern Mediterranean. It comes with added benefit that it doesn't need all that much attention…

Pico de Gallo

Sadly you don't see Pico de Gallo all that often in the UK, rather Mexican food here tends to come with a much saucier salsa (a bit of a tautology,  I know) which is too wet…

Welcome to Scott’s Food Rocks

Hello! This isn't my first blog about food. I started writing about my relationship with food, both cooking and eating, back in January of this year when I set myself a challenge to lose weight.…