Cod and Rosemary Sea Salt Chips

Cod with rosemary sea-salt chips

It’s been a year today since I lost my dad. Some of you will possibly relate to the sense of panic I have about this day passing.  Because in that year after a loved one’s death, that person is somehow kept alive to you through the comparison of time: last year on this day, we […]

A spring risotto and a pot to stir

Spring risotto with asparagus, leeks and chevre

I tend to enjoy cooking projects that facilitate day-dreaming. Tasks that involve a a rhythm of sorts, a lulling repetition that begs the mind to wander — chopping, kneading — though I think pot stirring is best since you don’t run the danger of chopping your fingers off. Perhaps it’s because I’m lazy at heart and […]

Nettle and Wild Garlic Twice Baked Potatoes

Nettle and Wild Garlic Twice Baked Potatoes

Let me tell you about one of the saddest days of my life. It was the day I learned to shun the potato. You see, everyone has a food that they depend on, a food that they love above all others. Mine was the humble spud. Baked, mashed, roasted, stuffed: they had ensconced my heart deep within […]