Air Fryer Scotch Eggs

I do love a Scotch egg, a good one anyway, when done well it is a perfect hand held snack. I have tried to cook them in the past with mixed success often limited. But recently I have had a breakthrough while cooking them in an air-fryer. Essentially your scotch egg is a softly boiled…

Cooking the ‘Chicken with Charmoula’ from “The Immigrant Cookbook”

The Immigrant Cookbook is a fabulous collection of recipes put together and edited by Leyla Moushabeck. Featuring recipes and stories from chefs across America who came to the States for various reasons, through this book they share their cultural heritage and also some really amazing food. I have loved reading through the book and also…

Cooking ‘Goat Keema’ from “GOAT” by James Whetlor

Today we are cooking a Goat Keema, a dish that in the past I confess I have dismissed as being just fancy Indian mince and peas. However, once you get an idea of all the different spices you use to create the meal, one realizes how much more there can be to it and how…

Cooking the Goat Curry from “GOAT” – by James Whetlor

GOAT by James Whetlor is a truly excellent book about Goats and cooking with Goat meat. I confess that like many most of my previous experience of eating Goat has been mainly restricted to Curried Goat from numerous West Indian, Jamaican, and Caribbean takeaways and restaurants. I am not going to list out the exact…

Prawn Coconut Curry

I made this Coconut Prawn Curry last weekend using whatever I had in the cupboard. I had a pack of prawns in the fridge, a tin of coconut milk, and an onion, so I just googled prawn coconut curry and got loads of suggestions. The best one was for a Quick Coconut Curry from Nadia’s…

“Hairy Dieters Fast Food” – Fish Curry

  I love the cookbooks by the Hairy Bikers and I really have found that their Hairy Dieter series are a must have on the kitchen cookbook bookcase. I have all four of the books and I can honestly say that every single thing that I have tried cooking from those books tastes amazing and…

Cooking Carbonara – ‘Home Cooking with Ferran Adria’

  This week I have been exploring the pages of my latest find, the excellent cook book “The Family Meal” by Ferran Adria of El Bulli Fame. The basic premise of the book is all about the meals that they cooked at El Bulli in between service for the staff to eat. This is known as…