Awesome Fantastic Meatballs with a Mushroom Sauce and a Creamy Parmesan Polenta

Oh the Glory that is a ball of meat! There’s just something alluring about a big ball of meat on your plate. Like a sophisticated hamburger patty. Maybe. Either way, they’re great, you… Continue reading

Simple Deliciousness, Quick Pan-Fried, Crispy Skin Seabass with a Fresh Salsa Verde!

Usually I’m a sucker for rich and decadent treats. Although I enjoy fresh and light dishes, I don’t usually consider them treats owing probably to some deep seated self destructive issues that relate… Continue reading

Chicken Trio Pt. 3 Chicken Leg Confit on a Puff Pastry Parcel and Mustard Truffle Cream

All trilogies must come to an end, and finally, I’m able to close the chicken trio chapter, it’s certainly taken a long time to get to it (and I’m sure you’ve all been… Continue reading

Carrot Ginger Soup with Lemon Labnah

So I haven’t posted in a while, and seeing that we normally tend to start meals (or cleanse palates) with soups, I figured a post about soup would be a good way to… Continue reading

Galbijjim, Braised Korean Short Ribs. Real Treat (Ribtastic?)

So this was the first of 2 mains in my 5 course dinner opus. Generally, it’s a festive Korean treat that’s supposed to be a filling and hearty affair. However, owing to the fact… Continue reading

Radish and Leek Carpaccio with a Beetroot Puree, Carrot-Orange Granita and Some Black Caviar

I wanted to cook this dish as an opener for a pretty heavy 5 course dinner that I had been planning for a while, and so I was looking for a dish that was… Continue reading

Tuesday’s Tip of the Week, Embracing Sweetness

This isn’t much of a tip honestly, it’s more of an observation really. Ever since I’ve started trying out Asian cuisine, namely Thai, I’ve grown to realise the importance of adding some measure of… Continue reading

Easy, light and delicious. Quick prawn, chili and garlic spaghetti

The combination of olive oil, garlic, chili and prawns is just a time tried and tested winner, so there’s nothing new to this dish at all. It’s just such an easy and quick dinner that… Continue reading

Groovetastic Osso Buco and Leek Ravioli with a Fennel Foam, Chestnut Mushrooms and Jus

Ah, woe is me, yet another dish that was this close to being a perfect translation of what I had in mind! I just had to water the jus right at the end… Continue reading

Champagne and Grape Sorbet with a Saffron and Citrus Sauce. Shockingly good.

I accept that desserts are not my strong suit, I’m not really too fond of baking, and chocolatey stuff in general, but when I came across this recipe on Bon Appetit magazine some time… Continue reading

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