Beef Empanadas

These pastries are a common street snack in Buenos Aires and throughout Argentina. Kind of a Spanish version of the…

Prawn and Chorizo Risotto

You could argue this is more of a paella than a risotto, however it’s largely the flavours of a paella…

Tamarind Duck with Noodles

Asian dishes tend to be quick and easy to do, especially when using a wok. The benefit of the wok…

Cooking Raymond Blanc’s Chartreuse of Asparagus

Another journey through past cookbooks being sold for next to nothing unearthed a gem with this book from 1990 by…

Chocolate Fondant

Chocolate Fondant seems to crop up in the same category as soufflés in terms of difficulty. In actual fact they…

Regency Cafe

Where in London can you get a full English for a fiver (well, £5.50 ($7 US) if we’re being pedantic)…

Dosa World – Brick Lane

If you are ravenous and in the mood for authentic curry then Brick Lane can be both a blessing and…

Provencal style Fish Soup with Aioli, Gruyere and Croutons

A classic soup enjoyed in southern France and now you can enjoy it too. Don’t be put off by the…

Strawberry Choux Puffs

These pastries remind me of Paris. Visit any patisserie and you’re bound to come across these in one form or…

Chicken Breast, Cavelo Nero and Bacon with Crème …

Cabbage and bacon are a combination that work well so with this dish I chose to go with Cavelo Nero,…

Monkfish with Prosciutto, Asparagus and Herb dressing

Monkfish is a great fish for roasting. Also any fear you have of finding bones in fish won’t matter as…

Mini-Beef Wellington with Cauliflower Puree

Fillet of beef can be one of the most expensive cuts of meat around. This recipe scales down the traditionally…

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