Tag: honey

Miller and Carter, Hinckley
The A5 is becoming a well travelled road for us. After the superb stay at Sketchley Grange and a top meal at The Ryder Grill, The Belfry, we were back down the main road this time in search of a steakhouse. Miller and Carter. Miller and Carter have branches popping...
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 ingredients in the markets around Europe is just crazy. While in Colmar we were staying at the Appart’hôtel Odalys La Rose d’Argent which houses a...
Beetroot Protein Brownies
  Brownies? On a DIET? Yep, apparently that’s alright. Joe Wicks continues to impress me in my quest for fitness and a potential beach bod. Joe’s way of taking foods that we all love - such as pizza’s, curries and other takeaway items - and making them a lot better...
12 Hour Smoky Barbecue Rib
So, it’s January in the UK, Storm Eleanor is in full swing and you fancy a barbecue - what do you do about that? Well, I had exactly this problem. After some thought about fancy tricks with my oven or maybe splashing out on an indoor barbecue set up...
Grenaio Duomo Via Mengoni, 2 In the mornings when in Italy one must venture out for coffee - it’s the law (unofficially). In a city such as Milan where style reigns supreme you will come across a tonne of swish places to enjoy the italians favourite start to the morning. We...

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 English as ‘spice bread’ it’s a delicious blend of honey and spice that can be perfectly matched with a cup of tea and lashings of...

Cocoa Bread

Cocoa Bread
I first tasted this at a restaurant in Buenos Aires, Argentina. It's kind of a halfway point between sweet and savoury bread with crushed almonds on the top adding texture to the soft bun. These cocoa breads are also fun to make requiring minimal preparation and an amazing end...
Salt cod Brandade
Salt cod is a real Spanish staple. There are thousands of recipes using this preserved fish and here's a popular one commonly found in both France and Spain. Brandade is blended salt cod with cream and milk to form a paste which can be eaten on slices of toasted...
walnut-and-raisin-bread
Here’s a loaf with a bit of a difference. Walnut and raisins go perfectly together to flavour this versatile bread that can be served alongside pates, soups or it’s just as good by itself with a little butter.
Salt Cod Croquettes with Honey and Mustard Mayonnaise
Salt Cod Croquettes idea came about from a tapas dish I once sampled at San Miguel Market in Madrid. A fantastic place which is made up of a load of different tapas stalls and bars all under one roof. This particular snack was salt cod on toasted bread drizzled...