jerusalem artichoke quay

Quay: Jerusalem Artichoke with Toma Della Roca and Rosemary Flowers

  Peter Gilmore’s stunning book from his Sydney restaurant, Quay, made a reappearance this week as I came across Jerusalem artichokes while out and about....
Joe Wicks 'My Mum's Special Lasagne'

Joe Wicks – My Mum’s Special Lasagne from Lean in 15 ‘Shift’

Lasagne, who doesn’t love it? This was one of my favourite foods growing up and it seems that Joe Wicks was no different. To...
Pollock fillet grenobloise, pomme puree

Raymond Blanc Kitchen Secrets: Pollock fillet grenobloise, pomme puree

Raymond Blanc opened this recipe with the line ‘We have fished our cod to near extinction and whilst stocks are hopefully replenishing, it is...
Raymond Blanc's Chartreuse of Asparagus

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 Raymond Blanc, chef and...
floyd on france rich chocolate cake

Floyd on France – Rich Chocolate Cake

Just before we start our healthy eating regime we decided to have one last blow out and went and made this cake from Floyd on...
The French Laundry - Ile Flottante

Cooking from The French Laundry – Ile Flottante : Slow Baked Meringues with Creme...

Desserts on this site are becoming increasingly popular so keen to keep the ball rolling heres another one. The French Laundry is like a...
Momofuku at home - Ramen

Momofuku at home – Ramen

After booking a trip to Asia I thought that it would be a good idea to have a book on Asian cuisine waiting for...
Pierre Koffmann Pistachio Souffle

Pierre Koffmann: Classic Koffmann – 50 Years A Chef – Pistachio Soufflé

Koffmann’s in Knightsbridge is sadly no more. Due to the redevelopment of The Berkeley Hotel the restaurant had to close its doors after 6...
Tanzanian Chocolate Ganache

Le Champignon Sauvage Dessert : Tanzanian Chocolate Ganache with White Chocolate Mousse

Le Champignon Sauvage, based in Cheltenham, is a restaurant that I’ve been meaning to visit for some time. What with holidays, cooking and life...
Pierre Koffmann Halibut

Halibut with a Citrus Sauce – Classic Koffmann by Pierre Koffmann

Trying to stay healthy while craving rich French food isn’t easy. Especially when my book shelves are groaning with countless recipes designed to disrupt...