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My life is a journey inspired by everything in it.

Morcilla Morsels

Some of the reactions I get from people when I describe black pudding are downright amusing. To be fair though, I can’t really blame someone for scrunching their face when I explain it’s a sausage made from congealed pigs blood, … Continue reading

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Pickled Vegetables

Vegetables ready for pickling. Threw in some star anise, cloves, coriander seeds and black peppercorns to a 3:2 water:vinegar ratio. I’m hoping the thinner pieces pickle by this weekend!

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Braised Pork Ribs

Succulent braised pork ribs with cocktail onions for that sweetness and sauteed red cabbage with apple cider vinegar and sugar for a tangy bit of crunch.

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All ducks in a row

I’ve been toying with the idea of cooking duck for a very long time, specially after seeing this video. I wanted to put a dish together that was not only elegant but also incorporated a variety of flavour profiles as … Continue reading

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Martian Chicken

A post-dinner brainstorm on dinner party ideas left me with a challenge – what the heck can I make with blue cheese and wasabi peas? The answer – mutant looking slabs of wasabi pea crusted chicken breast stuffed with blue … Continue reading

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Chocolate Mousse and Lemon Curd

I don’t have a great deal of experience making desserts which is a shame, because I sure love eating them. Searching youtube for inspiration, I came across this video and decided I would try my hand at chocolate mousse. The … Continue reading

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Shortcrust Savoury Tarts

It’s been too long between meals, time to roll up the sleeves and get this blog going again! Cooking with pastry is something that has always eluded me so I thought I would try and tackle one of the basics … Continue reading

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