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Crispy Chicken Breast with Cauliflower Risotto - courtesy of Donna Hay.

Crispy Chicken Breast with Cauliflower Risotto Recipe.

Thinking ahead to the weekend, I searched through the recipes of one of my favourite chefs, Donna Hay, and found just what I wanted to cook –  a Crispy Chicken Breast with Cauliflower Risotto recipe. This recipe sounds perfect – the crispy skin  outside of the succulent chicken breast, partnered with the soft, comforting flavour of finely […]

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Sauteed Jerusalem Artichokes with Garlic & Bay Leaves - Courtesy of Jamie Oliver

Update on Jerusalem Artichokes.

I promised I would report back on how my Jerusalem Artichokes with Bay Leaves turned out. First, I chickened out – I decided to par-boil my Jerusalem Artichokes for a few minutes before I followed the Jamie Oliver recipe. This seemed to work, re: the ‘wind’ factor. Plus I had to add another good splash […]

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Jerusalem artichoke, pear, brazil nut & goat's cheese salad

Jerusalem Artichokes: Time to dig ’em up!

It’s that time of year again for us Kitchen Gardeners – time to dig up those prized Jerusalem Artichokes and concoct or create some tasty and nourishing recipes to share with family and friends.  I planted my weird looking, knobbly artichokes early last spring – then the plants grew to about 12 foot tall, and were […]

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Slow-roast Persian Lamb with Pomegranate Salad - Good Food

Persian Leg of Lamb

Persian Leg of Lamb I was lucky enough to buy a lovely large leg of lamb just before Christmas, which is stashed away in my freezer, (along with the great shoulder of pork and a big hunk of topside of beef).  I bought my lamb from our favourite William’s Farm Kitchen, at Hornsea Freeport, who […]

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