Category Archives: Eggs

Stuff the Rain, I’m making Ice Cream

If the weather won’t prove that it’s summer, I’ll just have to trick myself into believing it is and somehow achieve that nice warm summery glow. So first stop to this trickery was to make some ice cream, then to … Continue reading

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Poached Duck Egg with Kale, Scapes and Chorizo

It’s been three weeks since my last post which is rubbish on the blogging front.  It does however mean that I’ve been busy on the work side of life which I guess is a good thing.  Poorly timed though as this … Continue reading

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Vanilla and Elderflower Pavlova

A British summer cannot pass by without a considerable consumption of Strawberries and Cream.  This is not a tradition that should be messed around with – a cooked strawberry in my opinion is a ruined strawberry.  In this respect a Pavlova comes in very handy, … Continue reading

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Fish Fight Friday – Squid with a Harissa Mayonnaise

Squid are amazing creatures, to me they look more like something from outerspace than anything you might find in the sea.  They are incredibly versatile and only need a matter of minutes to cook, for example they are brilliant simply chargrilled and served with … Continue reading

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Gnocchi with Spinach and Bacon

The frugal Scot inside me is pretty pleased with herself for this one as it used up so many odds and ends that were leftover from recipes I’ve been testing over the last couple of days.  The thought train started with … Continue reading

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Shakshouka

This dish isn’t going to win any prizes for beauty, but it is mighty tasty.  It was made on a slightly slow Saturday as a kind of lunchy brunchy type affair and the spices really helped to clear our heads and wake us … Continue reading

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What to do with egg whites?

I’ve been thinking a lot about egg whites.   Having trained as a pastry chef I’m used to seeing a vast over abundance of whites as the yolk seems to be the more popular of the pair – so often without thought thrown in the … Continue reading

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