TADPOLES IN THE HOLE

Family folklore has it that Yorkshire pudding batter has always been somewhat of a mystique in my family. It run the whole gamut of complexity from the picturesquely perfect to the plain pain in the arse, with so many trials and tribulations in the middle. It’s a strange concept too as you’d think that following … Continue reading TADPOLES IN THE HOLE

FRIED POTATOES & KIMCHI

Have we discussed my compulsive need to boil potatoes lately? I don’t think we have. I constantly have a need for little, tiny, baby boiled potatoes in my fridge. Throwing them in a pot of salted water, boiling until tender, allowing them to cool and dry until completely stone cold, and then stowing them away … Continue reading FRIED POTATOES & KIMCHI

A REALLY RELIABLE LASAGNE

Everybody’s got a lasagne recipe Even the shakiest of kitchen-phobes somewhere in the depths of their culinary cranium, have a lasagne recipe. I often hear people who aren’t the most confident of cooks, punctuate their anti-kitchen confessions with ‘But I do make a good lasagne!’ And I’m not mad at this. I think so long … Continue reading A REALLY RELIABLE LASAGNE

BUTTERMILK PANCAKES

Did you know this was actually one of the earliest recipes I ever posted on this blog? Not this exact one, but something similar that I have now adapted.  Because in the spirit of Ms. Laurie Colwin and all of the misguided adventures she writes about in ‘Home Cooking: A Writer in the Kitchen’ (1988), … Continue reading BUTTERMILK PANCAKES