The No Knead Bread Saga: Part 1 – Hubris

"It's so easy a four-year-old could make it." A headline that caught my eye whilst I was touring the internet (I'm British, we don't surf). A few clicks, a skim read and a moment of pondering later I started to get really excited. Fresh bread. Made at home. No fuss. Delicious. Yes! It is harder …

Buttered Carrots

Yes, these are really easy. Yes, they can be made with honey, thyme and various herbs and spices. No, I'm not doing that. If you get your hands on good carrots why bother dumping a load of overpowering flavours on them? I like carrots that taste¬†really¬†carroty and I think this brings out that flavour perfectly. …

Sausages and Peas

Juicy succulent sausages with crisp casing and sweet, deeply flavoured peas lifted with aniseed hints of tarragon. Somehow this dish is both light and homely. I ate something quite similar to this years ago in a French restaurant and have been on the look-out for a similar dish. Haven't found anything that fits the bill …