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Waffle and Scoop, Leicester

Where did all of these suddenly come from? Leicester city centre has become invaded by ice cream and gelato parlours, but is that really...
Sous Vide Pork Cheeks

Sous-Vide Pork Cheeks with Red Wine and Creamed Potato

Cheeks?! From a pig?! Yep, these are actually on sale now in british supermarkets. Not only that, they are insanely good value. This cheap...
Italian Almond Biscuits

Italian Almond Biscuits

Almond biscuits share similarities with traditional Amoretti, these crunchy, moreish biscuits are easy to make and even better to eat. Tightly locked in a...
Just the Tonic

The Fat Duck, Bray

Our reservation for lunch at one of the world's best restaurants by one of the most crazy, forward thinking and innovative chef's of modern...
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....
Navarin-of-Lamb

Navarin of Lamb

When spring arrives inevitably so does the best lamb. This French one-pot dish uses different stewing cuts of lamb to create a delicious flavour...
Prawn and Chorizo Risotto

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 but made in the...
Provencal style Fish Soup with Aioli, Gruyere and Croutons

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 list of ingredients, the...
Croque Monsieur

Croque Monsieur

I used to get these from an Algerian bakery of all places in Paris, but they were the best Croque Monsieurs I have ever...
Gelato Village, Leicester

Gelato Village, Leicester

The heatwave shows no sign of ending so to bring our temperatures down a bit, we headed to an ice cream parlour in the...
Beef-Empanadas

Beef Empanadas

These pastries are a common street snack in Buenos Aires and throughout Argentina. Kind of a Spanish version of the Cornish pasty but with...
Sous Vide Creme Brûlée

Sous-Vide Creme Brûlée

I’m going a little bit sous-vide crazy at the moment. Since the arrival of my brand new vacuum sealer the fun just doesn’t stop...