Recipe book

Mulled cider

This is one of my favourite winter things. You can make it at any time of year of course, but there is something about the smell of apples and spices that makes me all warm and fuzzy. You might put that down to the cider, I couldn’t possibly comment…

Adrian Rosellli’s Strawberry & balsamic sorbet

The 12th in a series of posts that bring together the two sides of my blog: Food and technology. I’ve asked the great and the good from the web standards community to share their favourite recipes. This versatile dessert is from Adrian Roselli.

Crème brulée

When a friend generously gave me some saffron recently, it presented me with an opportunity to make crème brulée with a little extra magic in it. crème brulée is ridiculously easy to make, exudes classic style, and even has an element of danger about it… so even if (like me) you rarely eat dessert, what’s […]

Henny Swan’s 5 spice beef 5 ways

The 11th in a series of posts that bring together the two sides of my blog: Food and technology. I’ve asked the great and the good from the web standards community to share their favourite recipes. This bundle of awesome Chinese dishes is from Henny Swan.

Scrambled eggs on toast

Breakfast at the weekend can be delightfully indulgent, and sometimes the simple things are the most tempting of all. Throw in some interesting company, a little conversation and this uncomplicated breakfast, and that’s my idea of heaven on a Sunday.

Potato dauphinoise

Potato dauphinoise is ridiculously easy to make, gloriously indulgent and absolutely delicious. It goes well with anything from a lamb roast to a good steak, but my favourite is potato dauphinoise with confit of duck!