Charred cabbage with nduja butter

Charred cabbage with nduja butter

This recipe features in the July/August edition of Hampshire Life magazine with wine matches from The knackered Mother’s Wine Club. In recent years the great British barbecue has evolved from an all-out meat-fest into something much more refined. Burgers and sausages have been nudged aside 

Brown crab custard with asparagus + samphire salad

Brown crab custard with asparagus + samphire salad

This recipe features in the June/July edition of Hampshire Life magazine with wine matches from The knackered Mother’s Wine Club. Crab and asparagus is one of my favourite flavour combinations in early summer. Savoury custard might seem a bit unusual, but it really shows off 

Green vegetable pakoras + coriander chutney

Green vegetable pakoras + coriander chutney

This recipe features in the May/June edition of Hampshire Life magazine with wine matches from The knackered Mother’s Wine Club. I love incorporating fresh Hampshire produce into recipes from far flung places. These crispy little flavour bombs are packed full of early summer vegetables and 

Aromatic milk-braised wild boar

Aromatic milk-braised wild boar

This recipe features in the April/May edition of Hampshire Life magazine with wine matches from The knackered Mother’s Wine Club. The last twelve months has been a time to rejoice in small luxuries, especially where food is concerned. We started buying unpasteurised milk from Hiltonbury 

Leek + Barkham Blue pizza bianca

Leek + Barkham Blue pizza bianca

This recipe features in the March edition of Hampshire Life magazine with wine matches from The knackered Mother’s Wine Club. Years ago, I helped my parents build a wood-fired oven from clay in their garden in France. To this day, no visit is complete without 

Stress-free Valentine’s brunch

Stress-free Valentine’s brunch

This recipe features in the January edition of Hampshire Life magazine with wine matches from The knackered Mother’s Wine Club. Real Bread Week doesn’t officially start until 20th February, but I never need an excuse to visit my favourite bakery, Hoxton Bakehouse. A thick slice 

Quince + pistachio crusted clafoutis

Quince + pistachio crusted clafoutis

Sometimes a single ingredient can inspire a a whole week in the kitchen. The wonderful new General Store in Winchester had the most beautiful display of quinces last week. I had no plan or need for quinces, yet I just couldn’t leave without purchasing some.

Beetroot, shallot + ricotta tart

Beetroot, shallot + ricotta tart

This recipe features in the January edition of Hampshire Life magazine with wine matches from The knackered Mother’s Wine Club. Be kind to your body after the excesses of Christmas. Instead of punishing it with a crash diet; nourish it with whole grains, fresh vegetables 

Test Valley trout ceviche

Test Valley trout ceviche

This recipe features as part of the December edition of Hampshire Life magazine with wine matches from The knackered Mother’s Wine Club. My favourite Christmas starters are light, fresh and zingy. They rouse your appetite without filling you up. This recipe takes the iconic ingredients 

Southdowns lamb crown

Southdowns lamb crown

This recipe features in the December edition of Hampshire Life magazine with wine matches from The knackered Mother’s Wine Club. The Southdown breed originates from the native sheep that have roamed the South Downs for many hundreds of years. The breed was developed in the