Avocado & Asparagus Miso Salad
Avocado & Asparagus Miso Salad
A good dressing can absolutely transform any salad to greatness. It is the fundimental flavour maker and can often be the binder to disjointed...
Butternut Squash & Hazelnut Salad
Butternut Squash & Hazelnut Salad
It's the first day of October as I write. Some of the leaves are just starting to fall off the trees on the streets near our house. The air is...
Chicken Livers on Toast
Chicken Livers on Toast
Offal is often overlooked and therefore is exceptionally good value especially as its packed full of nutrients. Without a doubt, my favourite offal...
Crisp Yet Fluffy Roast Potatoes Every Time
Crisp Yet Fluffy Roast Potatoes Every Time
I adore a good Sunday roast. Nothing more comforting on a frigid winter afternoon. Almost more important than the...
Devils on Horseback
Devils on Horseback
While pigs in blankets are the more well known bacon wrapped bite, I feel that devils on horseback deserve to be more in the limelight.  Using...
Gingerbread Cookies
Gingerbread Cookies
Gingerbread brings back fond memories of my childhood. Often the waft of freshly baking ginger biscuits would tempt me down the stairs to the...
Homemade Mince Pies
Homemade Mince Pies
A traditional English spiced fruit pie that has been eaten during the Christmas season over several centuries and throughout much of...
Lemon Meringue Ice Cream
Lemon Meringue Ice Cream
A summery twist of one of my all time favourite deserts: Lemon Meringue Pie. The tart sour lemon curd combined with sweet and crispy meringue is...
Mincemeat
Mincemeat
Christmas wouldn't be Christmas without mince pies. They are a must at that time of year. In my opinion a shop bought mince pie will never cut...
Mum's Lemon Meringue Pie
Mum's Lemon Meringue Pie
I always loved it when my late grandfather was due for dinner. My mother would, more often than not, whip up his (and my) favourite...
Mum's Traditional Sticky Toffee Pudding
Mum's Traditional Sticky Toffee Pudding
My wife absolutely adores sticky toffee pudding and will always seek it out on every menu when we dine out. Although absolutely delicious,...
Sticky Toffee Pudding Ice Cream
Sticky Toffee Pudding Ice Cream
Freshly steamed sticky toffee pudding brings warmth on many a winter night, yet my wife's passion for sticky toffee pudding  seems to be...
Strawberry & Basil Ice Cream with Balsamic Strawberries
Strawberry & Basil Ice Cream with Balsamic Strawberries
A hint of basil produces a wonderful grownup twist to a classic strawberry ice cream, and the addition of balsamic strawberries to garnish...
Ultimate Chocolate Ice Cream
Ultimate Chocolate Ice Cream
How can just 5 simple ingredients combine to become this heavenly? Centuries ago they may have thought this to be magical, but since the birth of...