Pork rillettes

I’ve loved pork rillettes since my family used to holiday in France during the summers of my childhood. I have many happy memories of sitting around the kitchen table in the cottage owned by friends in Parcay-Meslay, spreading rillettes onto slices of baguette with a good sprinkling of salt, accompanied with crunchy cornichons and (when […]

Eggs benedict (with real Hollandaise sauce)

This recipe is fabulous for brunch on Christmas eve, or any lazy weekend when you’re feeling indulgent. Cheating is perfectly acceptable if you don’t want to make the Hollandaise sauce from scratch, but it tastes even better when you’ve done it all yourself!

Cheeseburgers & sweet potato wedges

With Guy Fawkes’ night coming up, these cheeseburgers and sweet potato wedges are great to eat before you head out to enjoy the fireworks. They’re incredibly easy to make, and madly versatile, so you can rustle them up anytime throughout the year.

Dennis Lembree’s Beer fondue

The fifth 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 tasty fondue recipe is from Dennis Lembree.

Chargrilled basil chicken

The weather is glorious at the moment! It’s perfect for eating al fresco, and this recipe is great for lunch or dinner. Team it up with a crisp white wine, then sit back and enjoy the sunshine.

Leek & potato soup

When the cold winter weather sets in, there’s nothing like a bowl of home made soup and some Ffresh bread to warm you up. Leek and potato soup is one of my favourites and I love spending an hour or so on a Sunday morning putting a batch together.