Category Archives: honey

sous-vide gammon with honey

sous vide supreme

It’s been four years since I last discussed the modernist technique of sous-vide and despite promises I never tried any homebrew recipes. Now, armed with a Sous Vide Supreme and handy Vacuum Sealer I can have a more serious crack at it. But first, for the unitiated, what is it? Brought into restaurants in the Seventies by Georges Pralus, the trade […]

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russian honey cake

“Russian tea room”. I’m not sure about you but that phrase conjures no images whatsoever in my mind. When Helen mentioned that she’d scored us a table at Knightsbridge’s Mari Vanna, I had no idea what to expect. Skirting around Hyde Park I missed it a couple of times. The decor confused me: from the outside I thought it was […]

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boozy milk

A rare evening alone; everyone had disappeared to bed. So I did what every self-respecting man does: catch up on recorded TV, eat crisps and er, flick through the latest cookbook. I’d been sent a copy of Hungry?, the third recipe book from the cheeky chaps at Innocent. It’s a family-friendly cookbook, with loads of great reliable recipes made from […]

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