Author Archives: Gary

my favourite cookbooks of 2016

I love a new cookbook.¬†That bit where I settle down in the evening with a batch of post-it notes, leaving little reminders poking out of the top is a great feeling, excited¬†with inspiration for future meals. To me, this year seems slightly muted. The era of the mass-produced celeb chef book appears to be moving on. Joe Wicks is an […]

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what’s cooking?

Time for a quick pre-Christmas round-up of all the things I’ve been up to lately, products I’ve been lucky enough to try and things I’ve cooked… Pud in a mug You know how you can make a quick mug sponge in the microwave? Well these is exactly that… in a sachet. These are the epitome of laziness… but I really […]

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bread and dripping rolls

bread and dripping rolls

There’s food that makes the generation above me turn misty-eyed: liver and onions, jam roly-poly, pickled eggs… Bread and dripping is another. That is, a slice of bread smeared with a slick of grease rendered from the Sunday roast and rescued cold from the pan. Creamy white fat speckled with pepper on soft bread… I don’t share that same nostalgia, […]

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