Simple pleasures

Archive for ‘June, 2016’

Tomato Salad

While I happily eat my way through bowl after bowl of dressed green leaves, some dishes call out for a tomato salad. Ripe just to the…

Happy as a Clam

These jerk spiced clams are a great quick dish to eat with the footie. We had these with a big bowl of buttermilk fried spicy chicken, sweet potato fries and salad in front of the England v. Russia game. Hardly relevant cuisine, but delicious nonetheless.

Taking Stock

When I worked in the restaurant, every afternoon we made big simmering vats of stock which we would then reduce overnight. Each time, we would peel…

A King’s Ramson

It’s a short-lived season, much like the elderflowers that grow at the bottom of the garden, but it’s one, rather like the flowering of the magnolia…