Poaching eggs

I've never understood the fuss with egg-poaching. All I do is take a small pan (as small...

Dinner with a twist

I opened a tin of tuna, put half of it onto a plate, then added balsamic vinegar...

Fish lunch, Ramsay style

Good recipe if ingredients to hand: Half a tin of tuna, one diced tomato, pumpkin seeds, almonds,...

Quick and healthy

I enjoy making massively customised salads out of whatever I have left in the fridge. Otherwise, I'm...

Roast dinner, lunch, dinner

I roasted a chicken. It was excellent and lasted for three days. Here's how I did it,...

Milford Point

When I read the name on this bottle, it reminded me immediately of Milford Sound (not that...

Scotch eggs

The Hairy Bakers made 'scotch eggs' the other day. They explained that the origin of the name...

The Lower Buck

Well, it's that time of year again - I've gone up to t'North to spend some time...

Mango for breakfast

Shopping at Tesco the other day, I noticed in passing a good deal on mangoes - two...

Stormhoek silliness

I recently enjoyed a bottle of Stormhoek Sauvignon Blanc from 2009. (The website seems to be some...

Banrock Station Reserve

It's another good Australian sparkler, which is made mostly from Chardonnay, but with a noticeable quantity of...

Lime and soda, with a twist

Back when I wasn't drinking for a few months, I often enjoyed a pint of lime cordial...
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