Roasted squash with feta + preserved lemon

Roasted squash with feta + preserved lemon

This recipe features in the October edition of Hampshire Life magazine with wine matches from The knackered Mother’s Wine Club. Vegetables are increasingly the star of the show in my kitchen. The vegetable drawer is often my first port of call when choosing what to 

Smoked haddock oatcake tart

Smoked haddock oatcake tart

This recipe features in the September/October edition of Hampshire Life magazine with wine matches from The knackered Mother’s Wine Club. This tart is inspired by the flavours of an omelette Arnold Bennet, but instead of bechamel and hollandaise on an egg and haddock base, I’ve 

Buffalomi with plums, honey and pistachios

Buffalomi with plums, honey and pistachios

This recipe features in the August/September edition of Hampshire Life magazine with wine matches from The knackered Mother’s Wine Club. When a top Hampshire producer annouces a new cheese, I get the same feeling of ancipation that most people get when their favourite band brings 

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.