Category Archives: Recipes

Hawksmoor and Yauatcha: Stellar Food and the service…?

In September I budgeted for 2 big eating out experiences: a repeat visit to Yauatcha (Soho dumpling haven) and a first-time visit to Hawksmoor (Shoreditch shrine to STEAK) . I was really excited about both, but for slightly different reasons: … Continue reading

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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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Kale Salad

It was N, my dearest former blogging partner, who turned me onto this salad a few months ago when visiting her in NYC.  I never would have thought it would be possible to eat Kale raw, or that so many … Continue reading

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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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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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Curry Cauliflower Cheese Soup

I’m afraid my lack of a digital camera prevents me from sharing a photo of this recipe with you, but needless to say that doesn’t make it less delicious! I’m going through a bit of a simplicity phase in cooking … Continue reading

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