Before it dwindles entirely, Happy Easter Foodies! My free long weekend this so called spring has been pretty untraditional with curries and excessive amounts of exercise and so far not a sniff of chocolate. Weird perhaps, but unforced and relaxing it has been. I have, however decided to finish off this Easter Monday in an […]Read More Stuffed Peppers
Well the festive season officially ended yesterday and I don’t know about you, but I could use some dietary fibre. I would like to blame my sluggish bulginess on no less than three Christmas dinners, one boxing day buffet, one boxing night cheeseboard and a new years day roast but in truth, I think it’s […]Read More Very Green Soup
It’s been far too long since I had a good dose of self judgement so here it goes, the resulting review from a home made fishfinger sarnie. It could have been worse. The Venue: My sofa, on a sunday night watching the Iron Giant and trying to ignore the fact that it’s probably too late […]Read More The Perfect Fishfinger Sandwich Hunt- My House.
I did a great thing last night. An unusual thing. I blew out generations of classic French food law in favour of something Delia Smith half mentioned once upon a time. And that my friends was to basically make a coq au vin, without the vin. Hmmm. Now I do like the classic and I’ve made it […]Read More Not Au Vin
I was hoping to have a nice long piece to write today about the Colchester Oyster Festival (not to be confused with June’s Oyster Fayre) but sadly it seems that I don’t have enough nice things to say about it to do so. It was a shame, as I’d been looking forwards to it for […]Read More Just Beef Stew
A casual conversation about the perils of mushroom foraging with a co worker earlier in the month left me with a real craving for the humble fungi. I love mushrooms, and they will soon star as Food Heroes in their own right, but I have to admit I’m too scaredy to attempt picking my own. […]Read More Creamy Mushroom Rice
These yummy, crunchy biscuits with oats and nuts were a staple treat when I was growing up, both in their construction and consumption. I still revisit these as a winter treat or whenever I need a quick comfort fix. Plus with superfood oats and all the omega 3 and 6 oils in those walnuts they […]Read More Moon Munch