The Sunday Barbecue

I like the heat, I like the sun; I was born under the sun sign of Aries and put my love of the sun down to that. I promise you would never want to be out and about with me on a wet, cold and windy day because my mood takes a nosedive. However, even […]

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Roasted Welsh Salt Marsh Lamb with Persillade

I bought the lamb from Armstrong’s Family Butchers in St Margaret’s, Twickenham. Family butchers are sadly an endangered species now and rarely found. There is no longer a butcher in the centre of Twickenham, none in Richmond. Of course you can find butcher counters in the supermarkets, but it’s not the same. You’ll find butcher […]

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Spicy Sunday Supper

Well, I suppose it looks like a fairly traditional Sunday roast dinner, but this was a wonderfully spiced up version. The inspiration started with Yotam Ottolenghi’s page in¬†Guardian Weekend and Saturday’s (25.2.12) recipe for Roasted Butternut Squash with Cardamon and Nigella Seeds. With half a butternut squash lurking in my fridge, left over from my […]

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Pub Lunch: The Fighting Cocks, Moseley, Birmingham

After a great Malaysian-Singaporean meal last night at the Blue Ginger, Nicola and I went British for lunch today and headed to The Fighting Cocks in Moseley for one of their Sunday roasts.¬†We got there early as Nicola warned me it could be busy and settled ourselves into a nice two-seater table by a radiator. […]

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