Grilled Hake with Polenta and Almond Pesto

Hake is becoming more common in supermarkets nowadays and it’s a fish prized by the Spanish who have some excellent ways of preparing it....

Cooking in our French Apartment: Goats Cheese and Ham Salad with Baguette Crouton

Something that i’ve always wanted to do is cook abroad. I love restaurants and street food but to pass up the cracking selection of...
Foie Gras, Roasted Carrots and Scallops with a sweet wine butter sauce

Foie Gras, Roasted Carrots and Scallops with a sweet wine butter sauce

I saw this dish in its original form in Pierre Koffmann’s book from his days at La Tante Claire, a famous three Michelin star...
Hazelnut Cake with Vanilla Custard

Hazelnut Cake with Vanilla Custard

This is a simple cake that’s big on flavour. Crunchy hazelnuts embedded in a sweet cake served with fresh custard. Custard is simple to...
Sous-Vide Venison

Sous-Vide Venison Shoulder with Savoy Cabbage, Bacon, Butternut Squash and Port Sauce

More sous-vide action for you lovely lot to read about. This time I went for a Burn’s Night inspired feast of Venison Shoulder with...
Argentine-style steak with Chimichurri and Rocket

Argentine-style steak with Chimichurri and Rocket

Argentine style steak with chimicurri. You can find this steak nearly everywhere in Buenos Aires. Charred lightly on the outside and medium-rare on the...
Pine-Nut-Tart

Italian Pine Nut Tart

Common throughout the region of Tuscany, this fine pastry creation is a variation on our traditional custard tart. The added dimensions come 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...
Mango Mousse with Strawberries and Toasted Coconut Ice Cream

Mango Mousse with Strawberries and Toasted Coconut Ice Cream

The summer is in full swing and strawberries are ripe for picking. Such ingredients associated with sunshine lead me to think of...
SCOTCH-EGGS

Scotch Eggs

They may look tricky to make but Scotch Egg’s in actual fact are pretty simple to achieve at home. The difficult part is ensuring...
Beef Tagliata

Beef Tagliata

If you fancy an easy starter or a healthy dinner this dish is perfect. ‘Tagliata’ meaning ‘to cut’ in Italian is a variation on...
Alfajores

Argentine Caramel Biscuits ‘Alfajores’

Similar to shortbread in texture these cookies from Argentina come with a dulce de leche filling, a caramel spread that the Argentines are so...