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 […]

Fig, Almond, Fennel and Rocket Salad with Raspberry Dressing

A fresh summer salad using beautiful figs that are just coming into season, make sure they are just ripe but not too soft. The fresh figs go brilliantly with toasted almonds and fennel seeds, peppery rocket leaves and a sweet, tart raspberry dressing. Parmesan shavings add salty umami and the whole thing is freshened up with zingy mint leaves. All […]

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 […]

Beet Leaf and Root Salad

My sister Tara is running an incredible 8 marathons in 8 days in order to raise £5000 for The Yoga Mission, a fantastic project helping some of the poorest children in India fulfil their potential. She is already halfway towards her total but with the challenge one week away she needs more support! There is more […]

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 […]

Kid Goat Chops with Sweet Potato Mash and Juniper Red Wine Sauce

A kid is a goat that is under a year old. But around 6 months is the best time to slaughter for kid meat. After this time the proteins in the meat change which affects the flavour and texture of the meat. Adult goat meat has a stronger flavour and aroma which is reminiscent of a […]

Dukkah Kid Goat Chops with Couscous Salad

Dukkah is an Egyptian spice mix that varies in its make up but usually includes cumin, coriander, sesame seeds and black pepper. This recipe is adapted for use with kid goat chops which are delicate in flavour and therefore shouldn’t be overpowered by strong spices. The fresh vegetables and citrus in the light cous-cous salad complement the kid […]