Category Archives: Obeisance at the Altar of Gastroporn

Honey Barbeque Butterfly (Spatchcock) Quail

I think the moment I moved from someone who ‘enjoyed cooking’ to a more seriously commited ‘foodie’ was the moment I learned to butterfly poultry.  It was intimidating, taking those kitchen shears and cracking all the ribs along the spinal … Continue reading

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Things I ate in Spain: part 1

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New Potatoes, Danish Style

On my recent trip to Denmark I learned that when it comes to Potatoes, the Danes have very strict rules.  There will be no deviation from these rules, oh no. Danish New Potatoes shall not be peeled, but scrubbed. Danish … Continue reading

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New Restaurant Mission: Les Trois Garcons

“a happy collision between a taxidermist’s and an art installation”  Time Out London Passed this while going to this yesterday.  Must go here as soon as possible. Tasting menu: £68.  2 course prix fixe menu: £27.50.  Not bad.

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Fake Food Porn

I have an obsession with fake food. “In the window of the museum shop, I spotted a stack of pancakes on a white plate, butter melting on its syrupy surface. Was it a Lichtenstein? I wondered. I went inside. No, … Continue reading

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Spicy Bratwurst and Cannelini Bean Casserole

I know that my recent habit of posting a generic photo of one of the ingredients preceeding my recipes is really lame, and that google image searches are what attract a full 60% of my traffic, I’m hoping to get … Continue reading

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Green Bean and Sun-Dried Tomato Chutney

So I’m well into preserves these days, and building on my recent course in chutney making, I thought I’d put the lessons to good use – getting ride of two things I had a glut of: runner beans and sun-dried … Continue reading

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