Crispy Chicken on Garlic & Lemon Linguine

Whoever coined the phrase “winner, winner, chicken dinner” (terrible as it may be) should have been referring to this dish. It seems simple – a little like a varsity student meal –┬ábut it couldn’t be more delicious. It’s all about the subtle complexity of the flavours and textures – lemon, garlic, soft pasta, creamy sauce,…

Rustic Ravioli with Burnt Butter & Sage

Wonton wrappers are a revelation. Little squares of dough perfectly rolled, cut and stacked for your convenience. Ravioli is one of my favourite pastas, and if you haven’t experienced the joy of burnt butter and sage sauce, you need to get on that IMMEDIATELY. My latest cooking system is to serve a decent starter and…

Creamy Salmon & Asparagus Fettucine with Goat’s Cheese

This is not a very good photo. As it turns out, the most difficult part of having a food blog is taking good photos of the food. Action shots of wildlife? Easy. Good photo of stationary pasta? Not so much. Luckily I’m not afraid of a filter, or significant cropping and editing. Anyway, don’t let…

Slow-cooked Red Wine Beef with Tagliatelle

I have a small dining room table. It can theoretically seat 6 people, but unless their elbows have been surgically pinned to their sides, realistically it’s best for 4. In fact, my dining room is small too. This means that whenever I have a large dinner party, or host book club, we eat off our…