Puddings & Pies guest spot #1

Many of my friends are impressive cooks so I feel it’s only right that from time to time I feature their culinary skills as well! The first guest contributor to my blog is Justin De Souza…

RECIPE: Haggis with whiskey sauce

When I was growing up we celebrated Burn’s Night every year with one of our closest family friends who was Scottish.  The thought of what was in Haggis never bothered me, I just wasn’t massively keen…

RECIPE: Honey-roasted lemon rabbit

Every Saturday in Hove there is a (tiny) farmer’s market in George Street.  In the past I’ve bought seasonal veg or pheasant (complete with pellets embedded in its flesh which i nearly cracked a tooth on)…

RECIPE: Leftovers

I’d anticipated that there would be a lot more leftovers from yesterday’s roast than there actually were.  I’d planned to make a chicken and vegetable broth with dumplings, but we’d stripped every last scrap of meat…

RECIPE: My first roast chicken

My first blog post is actually about my first experience of cooking a Roast chicken.  As a quite (I like to think) experienced cook it may seem unusual that I have never tackled such a traditional…