What a great day. I'd forgotten just how much fun it is to make fresh pasta; very satisfying. I'd also forgotten how much hard work is required to knead the dough, especially when you have an audience of 8-year-old schoolchildren. This is the 10 minutes or so between the lovely eggs nestling in a flour … Continue reading Pasta for Italian Day
I have two smalls. Felix is 8 and Winter is 6. If you're familiar with my writings or follow me on social media you'll have seen that they eat pretty damn well. My wife and I put a huge amount of time and effort into feeding them to the best of our ability, and they're … Continue reading The Smalls
Homemade granola? So easy - so much easier than you'd think! This is my last recipe in this series of twists on Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution healthy breakfasts. I'd planned to simply create a homemade granola recipe for my twist on Jamie's Banana & Cinnamon Porridge, but a little research has led me towards using … Continue reading Gluten Free Granola
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..