Ch’tiramisu

Ch'tiramisu

Ch’tiramisu is Northern France’s answer to Italy’s Tiramisu. What a strange name, I thought. Where is it from? A quick search on the net yielded very few English results and the rest were all in French. There is a famous French movie, called Bienvenue chez les Ch’tis, which means “welcome to the sticks”. “Ch’ti” means […]

Marinated Pork Fillet with Thyme

Marinated Pork Fillet with Thyme

The past weekend I have been studying this Food Hygiene and Safety Course. For some reason this crazy idea came into my head to start selling food and for that I need a licence, awarded by the local council, to operate from my home kitchen. After having almost finished reading through all the coursework, I […]

Quaglino’s

Quaglino's Restaurant

After perusing recipe after recipe at Books for Cooks, Robyn and I were salivating, hungry for fine food. Good job really, since I booked on Top Table at Quaglino’s for dinner.

Courgette and Avocado Pear Soup

Courgette and Avocado Pear Soup

This soup is definitely different from the rest. A rich, silky, green taste rolls over your tongue and slips into your stomach, satisfying it instantly. The star ingredient is the avocado. This fantastic idea comes from Mexico where avocados come aplenty and are used from starters to desserts, even drinks! Also, usually soups containing avocado […]

Courgette, Mascarpone and Parmesan Tart

Courgette, Mascarpone and Parmesan Tart

Courgette soup. Courgette salad. Fried courgettes. Grilled courgettes. Grated courgettes. Courgette cake. Courgette everything! This year we have a bumper crop of courgettes from our vegetable plot and it is simply amazing how much twelve plants yield. Every day Neil comes into the kitchen with about 2kg (4 pounds) of these beasts. At first I […]

Salmon & Avocado Pear Tortilla Wraps

Salmon & Avocado Pear Tortilla Wraps

Exciting news! Actually I prefer not to make any promises but soon I’ll start working on a new design for Greedy Gourmet which I think is going to look a lot spiffier and sexier than ever. One of the new features I’m looking at is for you to be able to save/print a recipe. If […]