Monthly Archives: March 2012

Tempura Batter

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Making tempura batter 85g Plain Flour (sifted) 1 tbsp Cornflour (sifted) ½ tsp Fine Sea Salt 200ml Ice-Cold Sparkling Water Mix this just as you are about to cook. Sift plain flour and cornflour with sea salt into a large … Continue reading

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Pes animation

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PEShas directed and animated many short films and commercials, his style of stop motion is recognisable and unique. As a lover of both food and animation these two PES films in particular really tick all the boxes for me, I … Continue reading

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Wholesome Bean Salad

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I LOVE beans and have come up with a lovely lunch to use these little fellas in! Rocket (chopped) Cherry Tomatoes (halved) Cucumber (chopped chunky) Black Olives Sun-dried Tomatoes (chopped) Tuna or chopped Chorizo Cannellini Beans / Flageolet Beans / … Continue reading

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Paradise Parking – Peter Lippmann

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Paradise Parking is Paris-based photographer Peter Lippmann‘s photography project capturing abandoned cars being ravaged by nature, some still recognisable and others almost entirely demolished and devoured by the surrounding plants. Peter Lippmann’s photo project Medicinal Plants is also very interesting. … Continue reading

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Yorkshire Pudding

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. The best way to make yorkshire pudding batter is to use an even amount of everything. Makes 8 large yorkshire puddings 200g Plain Flour 200ml Eggs (approx 4) 200ml Milk . Tip the flour into a bowl and beat … Continue reading

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Mint Sauce

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30g bunch of Mint, pinch Salt 4-6 tbsp Boiling Water 4 tbsp White Wine Vinegar 1 level tbsp Caster Sugar Strip off the mint leaves, sprinkle with salt and chop finely. Place into a jug, add the sugar and pour … Continue reading

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Sage & Onion Stuffing

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Makes 8-10 balls 2 Onions, (peeled & finely chopped) 1 tbsp Vegetable Oil 1 tbsp Fresh Sage (finely chopped) 80g/2 slices Fresh White Breadcrumbs Salt and Pepper 1 Egg (beaten) . Chop the onions and mix together with the sage … Continue reading

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Parsnip & Carrot Gratin

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. Serves 8 as a side dish or 2-4 as a main dish 4-5 small Parsnips (sliced wafer thin) 4-5 small Carrots (sliced wafer thin) 3-4 Shallots (sliced thinly) 2 plump Garlic (sliced thinly) 284ml Single Cream Sprigs Thyme (strip … Continue reading

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Slow Roast Leg of Lamb

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We had some friends round for a delicious Sunday roast dinner. It took me almost 6 hours to make, but it was so nice to have people round for weekend food. . Serves 8 . 1.9kg leg lamb 2-3 onions … Continue reading

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Banoffee Pie

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On Valentine’s Day I made Adam one of his favourite puddings as a treat. Serves 4-8 300g Oaty Biscuits (Hob Nobs are good) 100g Butter , melted 397g tin Nestlé Carnation Caramel 3 Bananas , sliced 200ml Double Cream 1 … Continue reading

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