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Garlic Chicken and Leeks

I cooked chicken in garlic for dinner today, loosely based on a Nigel Slater recipe. I slowly fried the chicken…


Alchemy In The Kitchen

I adore home made chicken stock and love making it. As it simmers slowly the house is filled with its…


Scrambled Eggs and Mushrooms On Toast

Mushrooms again! I don’t often cook with mushrooms as Rob doesn’t like them – they are a treat just for…


Spaghetti Bolognese and A Glass of Red Wine

Brown 500g of good quality lean beef (or even better a mixture of beef and pork) mince in a non-stick…


Vine Tomato Soup

One of my favourite soups is roasted garlic and tomato (the roasting deepens the tomato flavour) but when I have…


Crispy, Crispy Crackling And Meltingly Tender Pork

We had a nice piece of pork belly for dinner tonight. Here’s what I cooked up. Slow-Roasted Pork Belly Try…