Banana Blossom Salad

This recipe was inspired by a dish that I ate at Chim Sao, a restaurant in Hanoi, but it can be found all over Vietnam. A fantastically fresh and zingy salad beautifully presented in a purple banana blossom boat, the dressing was so good I had to drink it straight from the blossom. The banana blossom salad […]

Kid Goat Shoulder Pilaf

This recipe was borne out of necessity. I had accidentally invited nine people for dinner on a Thursday night and wouldn’t be back from work until 7pm. I had braised the kid shoulder the night before ready to go but still didn’t know what was going to go with it! Kid is a mild meat that […]

Roasted Bone Marrow On Toast with Tomato Salad

Beef bone marrow is a nutrient dense jelly-like substance that occupies the hollowed out interior of cow’s bones. I picked up slice of shin from Wild Beef. They rear excellent beef which roams free on Dartmoor feeding on the moor’s grasses and wild flowers, and they bring it all the way from the West Country to Borough and […]

Kid Goat Stock

Working at Gourmet Goat and cooking nine goats every week means that we have a lot of leftover bones. I wanted to use them so I decided to try a kid-goat stock based on the classic french veal stock. This is the base for several of the classic french soups, sauces and jus and I thought […]