Overnight sourdough focaccia

Overnight sourdough focaccia

If you’re new to sourdough baking, focaccia is the perfect loaf to get you started: easy, forgiving, endlessly customisable and – most importantly – ridiculously delicious.

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 

Crisp + chewy ricciarelli

Crisp + chewy ricciarelli

I’m often asked what my ‘signature bake’ is and I always struggle to come up with an answer. I love variety when I cook and rarely make the same thing more than once without some hefty fiddling. If I was really pressed to choose though, 

Matcha gelato with sesame biscuits

Matcha gelato with sesame biscuits

You know it’s been a hard week when you’ve felt compelled to make two batches of ice cream. This was definitely a two-batch week. The first was strawberry ice cream for the children, which I have secret plans for this weekend. The second is definitely 

Molly’s mermaid kransekage

Molly’s mermaid kransekage

I can still remember the excitement of choosing my next birthday cake when I was little. My mum was – and still is! – an amazing baker, and she would always make it her mission to turn my vision into a reality, no matter how 

Mushroom buckwheat galettes

Mushroom buckwheat galettes

Make pancake day a little more Mardi Gras this year by making these French-style buckwheat galettes for your main course.

Red-braised pork belly for Chinese New Year

Red-braised pork belly for Chinese New Year

This recipe featured in the April 2018 edition of Hampshire Life magazine with wine matches from Berry Bros & Rudd. This is one of my favourite ways of cooking pork belly. The succulent meat really lends itself to gentle Chinese spicing and works well with 

Bengal Sage tasting menu with Saurav Nath and Toscanaccio

Bengal Sage tasting menu with Saurav Nath and Toscanaccio

The Bengal Sage has become a Winchester institution in the 3 short years since taking up residence on George Street. It’s the place that locals in-the-know go to wallow in slow-cooked buffalo bhuna heaven and enjoy surely the best onion bhajis in the country. Like 

Bergamots

Bergamots

Some of the best ingredients turn up when you least expect them. A couple of weeks ago we were up in London, gorging on amazing pulled pork and smoked onglet at Pittcue. We took a slow amble back to Waterloo via ice cream parlour extraordinaire 

In search of Gueuze

In search of Gueuze

It’s been 5 months since my last post – a case of too much time eating and not enough time writing about it (though that is, of course, the best way round…). One trip that definitely deserves a belated mention is a trip we took