Recipe: Miso Grilled Salmon

Miso paste is one of those things that you might have bought once upon a time for a much neededΒ health kick. But if you’re anything like me then the jar pretty much festers and gets deeper and deeper into the fridge as time goes by. Well it’s time for Miso to shine and this recipe…

Recipe: Roasted, spiced Abergine Cous Cous

The poor Aubergine is often misunderstood, it’s used widely for ratatouille and Aubergine Parmigiana but these are time consuming to prepare, and outside of these 2 delicious meals it can be left in the veg box with little love or attention. If you’re pushed for time you need only a few store cupboard ingredients to…

Recipe: Braised Gem Lettuce

This dish is almost too simple to call it a ‘recipe’ in it’s own right, however, if you get into the habit of braising baby gem you’ll soon be transfixed at it’s versatility. Baby gem lettuce is not just a salad ingredient. (serves 2 as a main dish, or 4 if used as a side)…

Recipe: Perfect Red Wine Sauce

Red wine sauce can be a tricky customer, people often complain of a sauce with ‘bits’ in it which is often a split sauce, sulphites or remnants of a pan. The key is good quality wine and patience, a good red wine sauce isn’t a flash in the pan. This is the red wine sauce…

Recipe: Beef Wellington (special occasion!)

Here comes the mother ship. A decadent, splurge that sums up everything your mouth needs to know about quality food with depth of flavour. A classic in every sense, the Beef Wellington is a weekend dish that is worth the effort. Spoil your loved one following a week in the fast lane by preparing this…

Recipe: Blue Cheese, Bacon and Brioche Burgers

Brioche, Β Bacon, Blue Cheese. Need I say more? In my house there’s a special night that comes along a few times a year, game night. Now, game night is effectively my night off from the kitchen, it’s when my fiance takes over and cooks me burgers with all sorts of toppings and combinations. Needless to…

Recipe: Pasta with Mozzarella and Tomatoes

This Pasta is so simple, kind to the pocket and popping with sunshine flavours. I turn to this pasta regularly for a flavour fix after a late finish in the office. Be sure to grab your favourite bottle of wine to wash down with! (Serves 2) Ingredients 20-25 cherry tomatoes, halved 4 Tbsp extra virgin…