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Winter Orzotto

Right, we're finally back on the wagon after a bit of an extended Christmas followed by a brief Winter escape from the grey, wetness of Britain into the sunshine and blue skies of Tenerife. After…

“Pizza” Stuffed Chicken

  I make no apologies for the fact that I love pizza in pretty much all of its incarnations. Be it authentically Italian, with a thin stonebaked crust, or somewhat less authentically Italian-American with a…

Pesto and Goat’s Cheese Risotto

It's been a bit of a dry few weeks for the blog, hasn't it? It's not that I've been away from the kitchen and avoiding cooking, rather it's been that time of year where we've…

Spinach & Artichoke Dip

My first memory of Spinach and Artichoke dip involves eating it aboard the Queen Mary at Long Beach with a nice cold drink and the every delightful company of my parents. It was served warm and…

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Goats Cheese Chicken

Yet another entry into the "quick sauces for Chicken" collection - this time made with goats cheese and cherry tomatoes, for a sweet-yet-sharp hit of flavour. This can be done from start to finish in…

Roasted Mediterranean Vegetable Parcels

I've written at length before about my love of paprika and oregano together. To me they are the taste of Southern Europe - invoking those long, hot days looking out over the scorched landscape. As flavours,…

Parmesan Pork Chops

Part of our honeymoon was spent on a cruise ship bobbing around the Caribbean - successfully avoiding Hurricanes Irma and Maria, but certainly being aware of their impact on many people and their communities.  It…

Goats Cheese and Red Onion Tart

The very first version of this Goats Cheese and Red Onion Tart came into existence many years ago when I was helping my friend Rosey prepare food for a party. Back then we made them a…

Twice-baked Cheddar Cheese Soufflé

Depending on your age I suspect that you either view a soufflé as the height of sophistication or a flashback to an almost forgotten time when they were everywhere. Either way, for some reason the…

Cottage Pie with Cheesy Leek Mash

Is it Summer or is it Winter? The weather just can't seem to make its mind up this year - flipping back and forth from balmy, summery evenings to cold, blustery ones. How is anyone…

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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…