Bavette, Poached Egg, Black Beans, Smashed Avocado and Harissa


A protein packed Sunday brunch.

That being said, I would be happy to have this any time of day and it’s one of those dishes where you can miss out any one of the main components and it still makes a good meal.

It’s especially good as a protein hit after exercise. OK, so we didn’t actually do the exercise today, but the thought was there!  Continue reading


(My) Perfect Spaghetti Bolognese


Spag Bol? Are you serious?

Your first post on your shiny new food blog and you choose a recipe that everyone already knows and that has been so widely abused by cooks worldwide that by 1982 the Palazzo della Mercanzia (Bologna Chamber of Commerce) felt moved to ask the Accademia Italiana della Cucina (Italian Academy of Cuisine) to have the official recipe notarised for posterity?

Well, yes. It was always going to be this way. You see Spag Bol has an abiding and unshakable place in my heart.  Continue reading