Baby Potatoes with Asparagus and Caper Dressing

Some great recipes I stumble upon are all about the visual image that accompanies them in a cookbook, whilst others are the combination of flavours that sing to my palate long before they are a reality.  When the two meet in the same location its a happy joy for me and one that I’ve felt…

The Cookbook Guru takes on Jane Grigson’s English Food

I think Jane Grigson’s English Food is a book that might very well grow on you if you have started to explore it.  Whilst there is many recipes that would seem dated or inappropriate to prepare with today’s diet and palate, when you dig there is some beautiful gems that are really worth creating in…

Make Your Own Pizza From Scratch

Pizza is a great quick food solution for most people.  Finding a good place to buy pizza from is a whole other story.   Occasionally we hit upon a great pizza maker and we tend to almost overdose on their wares as a reaction, but if you’re like me that doesn’t happen often.  And if you’re…

Quick Asian Style Chicken Salad

I’m finding myself working some pretty long hours at the moment, so the last thing that I feel like doing is creating fancy meals for dinner.  I am fortunate to have someone in my life happy to cook, but there is always days when we both can’t be bothered.  Salads like these are made for…