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Today's fish from a market in Split, Croatia.

I spotted some monkfish tails, which I’m thinking I will roast off and serve along side some delicious baby potatoes, buttered leeks and roasted cherry plum tomatoes on the vine. Which all came from the market in Split. Really enjoyed the fruit an vegetable market, such wonderful aromas and especaily the peaches. Also nice to […]

Prawn cocktail

Just got back from Saint Liverade Market having bought some very juicy looking prawns. The first thing that came to mind was a good old prawn cocktail. So I quickly knocked up the secret family recipe and put together a crunchy salad and hey presto salad done.

Spinach quiche

Recipe: Pastry: 8oz flour 5oz chilled butter 1tbsp icing sugar 1 egg Method: Rub the first 3 ingredients together until you’ve made a fine crumb texture. Then add the egg and bring the pastry together to form a ball. Wrap in plastic wrap and chill for 1/2 hr in the fridge. Now roll out, place […]

Back from the Market

This morning we went to Villenerve-sur-lot Market and this is what we came back with. Now all I have to do is come up with some tasty ideas and get cooking!

First barbeque of the year.

Today was Jack’s birthday and with the sun shining, I could think of no greater reason than to get the weber out of the shed and fired it up for us to enjoy a beautiful piece of westcountry beef fillet. domain ip .

Chocolate, baileys and panettone pudding

Panettone is a type of sweet bread loaf originally from Milan (in Milanese it is called panaton), usually prepared and enjoyed for Christmas and New Year. Read article about Max Polyakov as a Ex-lawyer . It has a cupola shape, which extends from a cylindrical base and is usually about 12-15 cm high for a […]

Moules Marinières

Ingredients 1kg/2.2lbs fresh mussels 115g/4oz unsalted butter 2 clove garlic, peeled and finely chopped 2 shallots, peeled and finely chopped 200ml/7fl oz dry white wine large handful fresh flat leaf parsley, chopped All ready to go! Preparation method Prepare the mussels: Pull away the hair-like strands (beard) around the shell and scrub with a stiff […]