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...
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...
Trofie Pasta with Genovese Pesto

Trofie Pasta and Genovese Pesto

This takes me back to my time in Liguria, Italy. In particular the city of Genoa, famous of course for it’s vibrant green pesto....
Chocolate Fondant

Chocolate Fondant

Chocolate Fondant seems to crop up in the same category as soufflés in terms of difficulty. In actual fact they are quite straightforward as...
Spiced Sausage Gnocchi

Spiced Sausage Gnocchi

Gnocchi are the Italian version of dumplings but much lighter and flavoursome. They are also incredibly versatile. Here I've paired fresh gnocchi with Italian...
Strawberry and Pistachio Eton Mess

Strawberry and Pistachio Eton Mess

This eton mess dessert ticks all the boxes, quick, easy and delicious. Strawberry and pistachio has to be one of my favourite flavour combinations....
Kugelhopf

Kugelhopf

Kugelhopf is the halfway point between a bread and a cake with roots thought to be from Alsace in France and also Upper Austria....
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...
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...
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...
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...
Chorizo & Rocket Salad with Poached Egg

Chorizo & Rocket Salad with Poached Egg

I’m not sure how this salad came about but I'm glad it did, proof if ever it was needed that salads can be different...