Sunday mornings are often reserved for waking up, refusing to surface until you absolutely must, 12 cups of coffee from my Wonder Woman mug and then a cannonball movement through the door to crack on with whatever the day has in store for me. However, I will always find time to throw something hot in … Continue reading EGGS POACHED IN CHILLI TOMATOES
Chocolate Orange & Rum Cake. In time for Easter, I want to present to you my lazy boy’s answer to chocolate cake. Seldom do I bake. I’m a very, very lazy baker. For as much as I love cooking, baking is something I sparsely have time for purely because of its precision. I won’t go … Continue reading CHOCOLATE ORANGE & RUM CAKE
I’ve made many a cheesecake in my Kitchen and despite there being 4, 200 something ways to do one – I always find myself slinking back to the one method. Naturally, this method is both the quickest and the easiest (pardon my impatience and idleness) but more so because I find this method to … Continue reading WHITE CHOCOLATE CHEESECAKE WITH GINGER BISCUIT BASE
Coca Cola Cabbage. There are many recipes that I have taken away with me from the Kitchen of my adolescence. And while the majority of these recipes include soups, stews, roasts and British cuisines of that sort, I will never forget one Christmas being handed a Tupperware box of what looked like a syrupy purple … Continue reading COCA COLA CABBAGE
Chocolate & Hazelnut Cookies. While the concept of baking is a rather daunting one to a hap handed calamity like myself, the enticement of chocolate and hazelnut is more alluring than the daunt. It seems as though when it comes to baking cookies – or more so, eating them – my baking nervosa is trumped … Continue reading CHOCOLATE & HAZELNUT COOKIES
Roast Tomatoes & Chorizo. I think the time has come to have this discussion. Don’t you just love it? I mean, as if it weren’t enough that it is so tightly packed with enough flavours that I’m happy to eat it raw (don’t judge me), but it also has enough fatty pimentón oils (basically a … Continue reading ROAST TOMATOES & CHORIZO
Honey Chicken & Lemon Roast There is nothing more reassuring during a stressful work day than knowing your dinner is resting idly in the plastic comfort of a ziplock bag in the icy coolness of your freezer. Now I know that may sound like a ‘round the bushes’ way of glorifying chucking a bunch of … Continue reading HONEY CHICKEN & LEMON ROAST
Here is my second recipe as a contributing writer to http://www.yummymummysworld.com where I tackle the notion of food texture on a developing palette. Critical for the mouths of infants but also interesting to note for any fussy eaters! Chorizo & Turmeric Pilaf. Taste buds are a tricky thing. Ones palette is a constantly developing entity … Continue reading COLLABORATION TIME PART II
Buttermilk Chicken Strips in a Parmesan Breadcrumb Coat (with Lemonnayise Dip). I am currently a contributing writer for the newly revamped and launched website http://www.yummymummysworld.com/. While I do not know what it is like to cook like a parent, I know how it feels to eat like a child so I will be sharing bespoke … Continue reading COLLABORATION TIME.
My name is Mikey and I’m going to tell you the truth about good food. I am going to tell you something that has been veiled with the myth that in order for one to eat, they must ‘pierce the film several times’ or order a takeaway. The truth about good food simply is: you’re … Continue reading The Truth About Good Food.