baked penne with bacon and porcini

baked penne with bacon and porcini I'd heard excited whispers on Twitter about a new BBC programme from Simon Hopkinson called The Good Cook. His name was only distantly familiar to me; I wasn't directly aware of him. So I sat down to watch it with little expectation. I became an instant convert. Simple, honest food that is achievable, excellent and done with love. Just about everything featured is … Continue Reading ››

deep fried crispy pork

crispy deep fried pork Being interested in all things food mean I read a whole bunch of other blogs. Today Google Reader says I subscribe to 81 food-related RSS feeds. They range from bylined journalist columns to people just starting to write up their first things that I like the look of. On any given day a  rolodex of recipes rolls past me from all over the globe. Someone I've recently latched on to is Going With My … Continue Reading ››

competition – win a heston blumenthal measuring jug [closed]

This competition is now closed. Many thanks for all your entries, there were some really fantastic ideas! The winners have been notified by email.
heston blumenthal digital measuring jug
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Like most people who love being in the kitchen, I enjoy a good gadget. But better than that is a good gadget you use more than once. There's the key. And this digital measuring jug by those clever folks at Salter is the business. Heston's seal of … Continue Reading ››