Peas, chorizo, eggs

December 2nd, 2016

Recipe from here

Sad taiyaki

December 1st, 2016

Gin but not as we know it

November 26th, 2016

Non-alcoholic “gin”.

Lamb shank balti

November 26th, 2016

Recipe. This was tasty but very filling.


November 17th, 2016

Just an old bit of plywood, a drill and some blackboard paint.

Egg fried rice

November 15th, 2016

As suggested by this recipe I mixed in a bit of turmeric and paprika. Delicious!

Tring Tea Kettle stout

November 13th, 2016



November 11th, 2016


Raised game pie

October 29th, 2016

Tasty and easy to make. A good way to feed about 10 people!

The short crust pasty recipe is also a good one, making an easy to handle pastry without the hassle of using a blender.

Paul Hollywood recipe and video.

Terrible photo of great haddock

October 25th, 2016

This is white fish in parsley, mustard and garlic, from Nigel Slater’s Real Fast Food book.

Ricotta pancakes

October 14th, 2016


Lentil and bacon soup

October 12th, 2016

Recipe. Tasty but bloaty.


October 10th, 2016

Very simple and tasty pasta with chilli and bacon, recipe from here.

Vegetarian moussaka

October 9th, 2016

Recipe was this one. I think I prefer a meat version.

Jaffa cakes

October 9th, 2016

Mary Berry’s recipe. I think mine would come last in the technical challenge.

Making char siu

October 9th, 2016

Recipe from here. Tasted great, and I froze all the rest.

Sunburst squashes

September 6th, 2016

It turns out these are really good when eaten raw, sliced incredibly thin (using a mandoline).

Stir fried pork and beans

September 5th, 2016


Raspberry chocolate cake

September 4th, 2016


Watching the rain

September 3rd, 2016