March 2, 2015.Reading time 5 minutes.
These pages may have been silent for a couple of weeks but it’s been far from silent in the Single Gourmet Traveller’s household. A temporary homemade food delivery service started up a week ago and pans with boeuf bourguignon, lamb tagine, shepherd’s pie and the occasional fruit crumble or bought dessert treat made their way from […]
September 4, 2014.Reading time 7 minutes.
My son gave me three aubergines. Jonathan is known for giving me foodie things. Some of my best kitchen items are gifts from him: my wonderful Global chef’s knife; a boning knife; my Microplane. When he goes to the local farmers’ market on Saturday morning and negotiates a good deal for multiple chickens – the […]
January 3, 2014.Reading time 8 minutes.
There’s been rather a lot of Christmas food about, even for someone who didn’t cook the Christmas dinner and therefore has no turkey leftovers! Thus I felt in need of something completely different tonight, touching on the healthy. I generally eat healthily. In my eclectic working life, part of it is spent as an alternative […]
October 19, 2013.Reading time 6 minutes.
I wrote yesterday about making Imam Bayildi and how I’d wanted to recreate the lunch I had in Istanbul three weeks ago on my first day there. I’d chosen to have just a couple of meze – appetisers – with some Turkish pide bread for a light lunch. The spinach was wrapped in lots of […]