Baguette

Baguette

Most baguette recipes call for 24 hours of preparation and a specialist baguette tray for baking. You won’t need any of those for this...
Sole Veronique with Verjus Buerre Blanc

Sole Veronique with Verjus Buerre Blanc

Sole Veronique is a classic dish from the Escoffier era of French gastronomy. New versions of the dish are beginning to appear everywhere now...
Chorizo, Rocket and Pepper Roll

Chorizo, Rocket and Pepper Roll

I first had this sandwich at Borough Market in London from a place called Brindisa, a place famous for tapas with a stand just...

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....
Oeuf’s Meurette

Oeuf’s Meurette

This has to be one of my favourite starters. A classic dish of Burgundy, France traditionally using red wine from the region but any...
Langoustine Tortellini with Basil and Parsley

Langoustine Tortellini with Basil and Parsley

This dish may look a bit fancy, that’s because it is! It’s well worth the effort of making fresh pasta, follow these steps and...
Fougasse

Fougasse

In French cuisine, Fougasse is a type of bread typically associated with Provence in the south of France. Flavours can vary of course but...
Venison Fillet, Leeks, Girolles and Sauce Poiverade

Venison Fillet, Leeks, Girolles and Sauce Poiverade

Venison has the benefit of being virtually fat-free, in particular the fillet. Saying that there’s no loss of flavour, quite the opposite. In this...
Pork Dijonnaise

Pork Dijonnaise

Pork Dijonnaise. This is a healthy version of a dish with its roots in the city of Dijon, France famous of course for its...
Pain d'epices

Pain d’epices

Pain d'epices is a cross between a cake and a bread, Pain d’epices is commonly associated with the French city of Dijon. Translated into...
Butterflied Chicken with Lemon, Rosemary and Garlic

Butterflied Chicken with Lemon, Rosemary and Garlic

Here’s another memory from my trip to Argentina, a whole chicken butterflied and marinated with lemon, rosemary and garlic. Simple to do and incredible...
Japanese Salmon with Watercress

Japanese Salmon with Watercress

This is a great way of making healthy food exciting. A fresh salmon fillet is lightly grilled and glazed with a Japanese-style soy and...