There are some dishes are best eaten at home. It’s not that they are bad, far from it. They are just such cosy meals that they deserve to be eaten on the couch in front of great (or wonderfully awful) TV. This meal of parmesan crusted pasta and Romanesco Broccoli is one of those […]
Ingredient Archives: Anchovy
Ratatouille is a staple of French home cooking. It’s one those dishes that is so deeply ingrained in the French culinary psyche that it prompts fierce debate as to what is the ‘right’ way to make it. Much like the shepherd’s pie to the Brits and perhaps meatloaf or chili to the Americans, ratatouille is […]
I will admit that I started off describing this dish as grilled fish with salsa verde but that is, I think, doing my home country a disservice. For Green Sauce —a rough chopping of herbs along with other bits and pieces to bring a little piquancy and kick— has been used in British cooking in […]
Grilled artichokes are a wonderful thing. Don’t listen to what anyone says about them being difficult to prepare or a pain to cook. So long as you get the small baby artichokes, you can prep and cook them in as much time as it takes to boil pasta.
My broccoli had lasted well, but after a week hanging out in the chiller it was just starting to look past its best. Usually I’m pretty good at getting my veg used up in time but I have issues with broccoli. It’s just a little too wholesome; a little too much Sandra Dee, and not […]