Party Time Food for sharing with family and friends – finger food, buffet food – food to prepare ahead.
Restaurants, meals with friends, on holiday or at home.
‘Christmas made easy’ is all about thinking ahead, preparing as much as you can before the big day, freezing, fridging or just peeling ahead, so that on this very special day, instead of standing over the sink or cooker, you can spend more time with the extra-special people in your life. Over the last few years of writing […]
Bruschetta Recipe This Bruschetta Recipe is one of my nicest things to eat for lunch. So fresh, so crunchy and so Italian. This picture of freshly made Bruschetta was just about to be demolished by Erik and myself the other day for lunch. Like most of the UK these last few weeks, our weather here, […]
Rack of Lamb with Swiss Chard Recipe PrintRack of Lamb with Swiss Chard Recipe Prep Time: 1 hourCook/Chill Time: 31 minutesTotal Time: 2 hours Yield: Serves8 This Rack of Lamb with Swiss Chard is taken from Goumet magazine. Swiss Chard is a brilliant vegetable, and you could use the stalks and veins to make my […]
Not sure what is going to happen on Mother’s Day for me. Not sure if there will be any Recipes for My Mother’s Day Treat. Some of the family have been suffering horrendous colds and sinus infections, so have been warned away from Hornsea, so that they don’t spread their infections to yours truly. Undergoing Chemotherapy means […]
What did I decide to cook on one of the few glorious sunny weekends we have had in the UK this year? I had planned an (almost) Italian themed meal, using our beloved Beehive Terracotta oven, which usually snuggled under our garden tent, as if protecting itself from the monstrous rivulets of monsoon rain that seem […]
Astrid and I set off on one of our food adventures yesterday. It’s what we do. There’s a clue in the title of our blog. But we don’t just snorfle our way through the forest like truffle seekers. We layer and interweave our journeys with other experiences. Yesterday the wind from the Humber river whipped […]
Happy thoughts … Yesterday was a strange day for me. I love writing our blog, but for the first time yesterday I just couldn’t find any inspiration at all for writing – wierd or what! I almost panicked! What if all my inspiration has dried up – I feel like I’ve just started on this […]
So thrilled the Michelin Guide has awarded the title of ‘Pub of the Year’ to East Yorkshire’s very own first gastropub to win a Michelin star, The Pipe and Glass, at South Dalton, north of Beverley. Having eaten there recently (review forthcoming), I know just how atmospheric the ancient building is and how friendly the […]
Corn Fed Chicken Supremes See more about these Corn Fed Chicken Supremes, plus Crispy Skinned Confit Duck Legs and Tender Lamb Loins & Fillet – our favourite foods from Donald Russell Click Here