What better way to enjoy food than sharing? This dish is a joy-inducing crowd-pleaser and ideal for a lazy weekend brunch with family and friends. I think that it works best in a cast iron skillet or small oven-proof pan (about 23cm), but a baking tin will suffice if you don't have one. This is … Continue reading Baked Sharing Pancake
As the adage of much disputed origin states, "Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime." That's exactly what's going on with Jamie Oliver's latest venture. He's teamed up with Hotpoint to not only provide free cookery lessons for … Continue reading Teach A Man To Fish..
Some mornings I need a bit of a jump-start. This dish brings the zing and blows away the cobwebs like a power-washer. Hugely satisfying without weighing you down with immediate regret. This is my twist on Jamie Oliver's Silky masala eggs recipe for this year's Food Revolution campaign. It's based on the classic Huevos rancheros … Continue reading Wake & Shake Eggs
I'm starting to think that the best barbecues are the impromptu, last minute variety. Is this true? Plans were in place for a Great Get Together in support of Jo Cox and the 'more in common' movement last weekend, but as happens all too frequently in our household, plans change. However... right on cue, some … Continue reading The Great Get Together
Okonomiyaki; the classic Japanese savoury pancake. As per my earlier writings on this gorgeous far eastern treat, Okonomiyaki literally means 'grilled how you like it'. As such, there's no strict recipe, but then again, is there ever? It's simply a pancake batter which you pack full of all the goodness that works for you. This feature … Continue reading Japanese Pancake