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  • The Food at ScarfesThe Food at ScarfesBeing a bar the attention, at least for a wine/drink writer, is on the drinks – for a special occasion the cocktails at Scarfes come highly
  • Majestic Cafe OportoMajestic Cafe OportoThe last half hour or so before heading to Oporto airport; I’d requested a chance to try the national speciality the famed nata (custard tart) and
  • Leek and Ricotta Pie with Chickpea SauceLeek and Ricotta Pie with Chickpea SauceA house move and a sort out of the massed recipe and wine books is required; for the simple reason to lessen the amount of stuff
  • Old El Paso Creamy Poblano Pepper CasseroleOld El Paso Creamy Poblano Pepper CasseroleI read blog post earlier in the week that basically lambasted food snobs. The crux was the guilt felt when attempting to live up to the
  • Decorated Waitrose Christmas CakeDecorated Waitrose Christmas CakeOk so the piping isn’t what you would call professional. The verticals are certainly not spaced evenly and frankly it really doesn’t resemble the envisioned final
  • A Recipe for Mums Fish PieA Recipe for Mums Fish PieFrom the new Roast Cookbook, a Recipe for Mums Fish Pie. Not that I know whose Mum the title refers to… I rarely eat nor cook fish, probably
  • Mince Pie Taste TestMince Pie Taste TestMince pies might appear to be a bit of an obsession at the moment, especially if you follow on Twitter, or if you have browsed the
  • Waitrose Christmas Cake KitWaitrose Christmas Cake KitWho would have thought just making a cake from a packet could invoke such Christmas memories – nudging my sister from in front of the open
  • International Food Photography DayInternational Food Photography DayMy hard drive has a folder labelled ‘unused’. Within a host of photographs intended to illustrate posts that haven’t yet seen the light of day. Some
  • Bresaola Wrapped Pork Escalopes with a Linguamatta Pâté FillingBresaola Wrapped Pork Escalopes with a Linguamatta Pâté FillingA little jar of Linguamatta Pâté came my way, sent by those lovely people behind Tuscany Excellence, a new online Italian Deli. Also sent was a
  • Chapel of St Clement Sarria NavarraChapel of St Clement Sarria NavarraA small series of hastily snapped photos taken at the Chapel of St Clement at the Sarria Winery, Navarra. The large front doors were unlocked for
  • Royal William Yard Bakery PlymouthRoyal William Yard Bakery PlymouthSo the welcome wasn’t that welcoming, nor was the attention to two obvious new visitors but the atmosphere in the Royal William Yard Bakery Plymouth, once
The Food at Scarfes

The Food at Scarfes

Being a bar the attention, at least for a wine/drink writer, is on the drinks – for a special occasion the cocktails at Scarfes come highlyRead More

Does My Blog Live?

Does My Blog Live?

For many years the Does My Blog Look Good In This monthly challenge showcased the very best and, lets be honest, some atrocious food photos fromRead More

Ben Tish – Provenance of food video

Ben Tish – Provenance of food video

Ben Tish is the executive chef of Salt Yard Group and has overseen the opening of four restaurants under the group including Salt Yard. Ben isRead More

Majestic Cafe Oporto

Majestic Cafe Oporto

The last half hour or so before heading to Oporto airport; I’d requested a chance to try the national speciality the famed nata (custard tart) andRead More

Vert Jaune and Rose by Carte Noire

I adore these videos – and cant help but see so many scenes that would make astounding still life images. But they are in video formRead More

Andrew
4 May
Leek and Ricotta Pie with Chickpea Sauce

Leek and Ricotta Pie with Chickpea Sauce

A house move and a sort out of the massed recipe and wine books is required; for the simple reason to lessen the amount of stuffRead More

Andrew
6 Apr
Old El Paso Creamy Poblano Pepper Casserole

Old El Paso Creamy Poblano Pepper Casserole

I read blog post earlier in the week that basically lambasted food snobs. The crux was the guilt felt when attempting to live up to theRead More

To Florence with Starwood

To Florence with Starwood

I’m off to Florence. Despite many a trip to Italy, Florence is one city I’ve yet to visit. So with a winter weekend away to playRead More

Decorated Waitrose Christmas Cake

Decorated Waitrose Christmas Cake

Ok so the piping isn’t what you would call professional. The verticals are certainly not spaced evenly and frankly it really doesn’t resemble the envisioned finalRead More

A Recipe for Mums Fish Pie

A Recipe for Mums Fish Pie

From the new Roast Cookbook, a Recipe for Mums Fish Pie. Not that I know whose Mum the title refers to… I rarely eat nor cook fish, probablyRead More

Andrew
22 Dec

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