Author Archives: Gary @ BigSpud


Is there anything more honest, rewarding and fulfilling as baking your own bread? It almost seems like alchemy – magic even – to go through the whole process. And it’s so sad that we don’t either subscribe to the French model (new bread every day) or that making your own seems like such an unusual prospect. It’s so not difficult, […]

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This moussaka┬áposited an excellent time-saver: red pesto as the main gravy indredient. You can’t hold back with moussaka; as a permutation of lasagne as all nations are wont to have, bold flavours work best here. This version oozed lambiness, retaining a lot of that savoury juice that characterizes rich lamb dishes. The red pesto saved a lot of bother by […]

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