Tomato Magic

With a title like Tomato Magic how could I not be intrigued by this recipe. As I’ve been exploring Paula Wolfert’s The Food of Morocco for The Cookbook Guru I’ve been very much concentrating on learning the building blocks of what creates the flavours in Moroccan savoury foods. Seeing this recipe gave me a little…

My Nan’s Green Tomato Pickles

The memories of my Nan was not really of her being  a foodie person.  Her creative talents lay with her knitting needles instead.  However one of my most favourite food memories that I associate with her is green tomato pickles.  They are a bit of a legend in our family, something coveted and devoured at…

My Ode to Dijon Mustard….

To most this humble condiment is an accessory to a Sunday roast, or a ham sandwich, but for me it is a cornerstone to many things that I cook on a weekly basis. I like to think of it as a foundation to many of my favourite foods, as the glue that sticks the other…