Poetry has the ability to express what I am unable to put down in my own words. So, I have set myself the challenge of learning a new poem every month in 2014. It requires much more discipline than I possess. I chose Shakespeare in January as it’s always handy to have a sonnet in [...]
Here is my version of the New England Chowder. No tomatoes in this one, or clams…let’s not call it a version, rather a complete re-vamp! This is a chunky looking soup – it’s almost a stew.
1 x medium carrot, cut into 1cm half moons
1 x stick celery, cut across the [...]
Come along to this glorious evening of mystical music and fabulous food.
I’ll be making snacks inspired by my US road trip. Come and eat:
Pork Belly Sliders with Coleslaw
Shrimp and Grits in Cups
Smoked Haddock Chowder with Chorizo
Salted Marcona Almonds
Now, coming from the UK where oysters are a luxury food, where time is taken to source, clean and prepare these fruits of the sea you’d be forgiven for thinking an oyster roast to be an extravagant affair- partaken by only a very rich few. I certainly thought it was over the top of the [...]
I ate a solo lunch at the bar of SNOB the other day. The waiting staff were so nice that they gave me a free pudding. ‘How sweet and generous’ I thought. They were surely playing a trick on the unsuspecting Brit. Never, ever eat a banana cream pie alone.