Apple, Celery, Radish Salad with Goat’s Cheese

This is a simple salad pairing early autumn vegetables with beautiful goat’s cheese from Ellie’s Dairy in Kent. Ellie’s produces outstanding goat’s milk, cheese and meat from a small herd grazing on the North Downs. The herd is carefully looked after by people who really care about what they are doing and the result is delicious […]

Ottolenghi’s Pistachio Soup with Rose Petal Jam

I’m a huge fan of Yottam Ottolenghi and Sammi Tamimi’s Jerusalem cookbook. Full of stories from their hometown, it is brimming with delicious recipes using fresh ingredients from the whole of the East Mediterranean. Working at Gourmet Goat and learning about the food of the area from Nadia who grew up in Cyprus, it was great to […]

62°C Sous Vide Pork Loin with Crunchy Apple, Fennel and Red Onion

I wanted to sous vide some pork loin to see how it would come out at different temperatures. This is attempt one at 62°C which means the pork is medium-well, or pretty much cooked all the way through. I already had some corn tortillas from Cool Chile Co and I made a crunchy salad with a julienne […]

Kid Goat Rack with Aronia Berry Sauce

I’ve been working with the Mango Girls recently, trying out some of their exciting exotic produce. They introduced me to a relatively unknown new super berry that is even more super than your classic super berries. Its called Aronia, and has the highest levels of antioxidants of any berry and very high levels of vitamin C. This is a great […]

Microwave Kid Goat Jerky

I found a recipe for microwave jerky while reading Modernist Cuisine, the six volume bible for anyone interested in science-informed cookery. Their recipe is for beef jerky marinated in soy sauce, fish sauce, sugar and salt and then dried in a microwave in just five minutes. I’m always looking for interesting things to try with […]