cooling garibaldi biscuits

James Martin’s Homemade Garibaldi

I had a bit of a last minute ‘what shall we have for afters’ when I invited my mum over … Read More

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Flamiche from Crust by Richard Bertinet

I’d flicked through the Dough book when I was on the bread making course the other week and promptly put … Read More


Oxtail, Red Wine & Chorizo Stew from Casa Moro Cookbook

So, continuing the cookbook challenge into 2013, I decided my first challenge would be from a book I received for … Read More

cooked lamb meatballs

Lamb meatballs from the Borough Market Meat&Fish book

I took this weeks challenge from the Borough Market cookbook. The book is compiled from recipes from stallholders at the … Read More

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Bengali Prawn Curry from Great Escape by Gordon Ramsay

I chose Gordon Ramsay’s Great Escape for this weeks challenge and opted for a Bengali Prawn Curry. It was relatively … Read More

Pasta through the machine

Homemade Parpadelle Pasta from Cucina by Angela Hartnett

In the summer I really enjoyed watching the Simply Italian series on Channel 4 with the Chiappa sisters – I … Read More


Homemade Gyoza (Hairy Bikers) & Chicken Katsu Curry

Dave usually does the cooking here, however last week I decided that once a week I’d do some proper cooking. … Read More

potato and lovage soup

First Sunday roast of the season!

So, the weather has taken a turn for the worse and it’s getting into roast dinner season! Dave started the … Read More


Olympic Food Challenge – The Gambia – Chicken Yassa

The Gambia is a country in West Africa, it gained independence from the UK in 1965. They have sent athletes … Read More


Olympic Food Challenge – Somalia – Iskudeh Karis

The Olympic Food Challenge wasn’t completed by the end of the Olympics, so Ewan has redistributed some of the countries … Read More