Gifts From Feathered Friends.

Hi all, it’s a bit late but happy new year and I hope everyone is doing good. December has been a huge blur, chaos in the kitchen at work as you could imagine and last minute Christmas shopping. I have had no time whatsoever to blog until now, in this post I will be flaunting…

Lemon Tart.

Another one of my favorites (I have lots of them) this one is dear to me as my grandmother used to make them often back when I was a boy, I was always excited when she would present me with a plate of small pastries she had made, there was lemon tart, jam tart, coconut…

Double Chocolate Cheesecake.

No baking, quick to make, extremely rich and heavy this is one of my favorite desserts, I have made many many different varieties but this one is up there with the best. It is definitely something you should only eat once in a while as the calories are through the roof, it used to be…

Saffron Risotto.

Risotto, the versatile savory rice dish, amazing. Another Italian dish that can be done in so many ways and paired with many meats, fish and vegetables. The first one I ever made was a vegetarian risotto of goats cheese and butternut squash, the sour goats cheese worked in harmony with the sweet honey like squash…

Stuffed Focaccia.

A lot like pizza dough this bread is wonderful alone as a snack or great as a side dish to accompany an array of meals. I haven’t made it for about 3 years, I used to serve it with tapas accompanied with a handful of dips and other bits and bobs to nibble at. Today…