Bacon and cheese omelet

I pre-cooked the bacon in a microwave and cut it into small pieces.  I whisked up two...

Christmas?…Nuts!

Christmas is a time for nuts, specifically nuts in shells. We eat shelled ones such as peanuts...

Poached salmon with sautéed peppers & mushrooms

The red, yellow and green peppers and the mushrooms were left over from the previous night's barbecue,...

Anchovy & prawn quiche

There was food left from the barbecue so I made a quiche. I used 4oz of plain...

Season’s first pumpkin pie

I bought a small eating pumpkin, chopped it into small pieces after scooping out the seeds, boiled...

Homemade sourdough bread

My friend Sam makes sourdough bread from scratch, even preparing his own natural yeast using wholegrain rye...

Salmon Wellington

It's actually saumon en croute, but I make it with a novel twist.  I put the raw...

Fish, Chips and Pies at the revamped Architect in Cambridge

The Architect pub in Cambridge has been taken over by the owners of the award-winning Blue Lion...

Healthy barbecue

A healthy barbecue sounds like a contradiction in terms, but I thought I'd try one. This one...

Savoy in style

It was quite a meal at the Savoy. First came lobster bisque, though I tasted one of...

Bramble and apple pie

Still on my pie theme, this time I made bramble and apple pie. The bulges in the...

Seafood bisque

A seafood bisque is a creamy stew of crustaceans, typically lobster, langoustines, crab, shrimp and crayfish. It’s...
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