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Sep 24

Homemade Mozzarella is a dangerous thing

Update: Our recipe for Mozzarella was featured in the Cookbook – Top Up-voted Recipes from Reddit. Knowing how to make make your own homemade mozzarella is up there with homemade bread, butter and aioli as some of the most dangerous things to know how to make in your kitchen. Not only is it really easy to make, …

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Sep 06

A Spicy Hatch Chile Pepper Relish

Relishes and chutneys seem to be all but forgotten in the modern kitchen. With the abundance of fruit and vegetables available all year round, there really isn’t the same need to preserve the harvest as it was in previous generations. This year because because of writing the blog, I have been more aware of what …

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Mar 28

Pea and Asparagus Soup

I subscribe to the old fashioned method of preparing asparagus, i.e. snapping. Snapping the asparagus stem between your fingers near the base ensures that you are left with a tender piece in one hand and a woodier piece in the other. However, there is more waste with this method, instead of just cutting off and …

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