Roast Bone Marrow, Tuna Tartare and Quail Egg

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Psychedelic Surf and Turf

For the most part the recipes featured on this blog are my own or variations on traditional standards. Every once in a while however I come across a “new” recipe that I instantly think I must try to recreate. This is one of those recipes.

I have lost count of the number of times I’ve cooked something which I imagined to be hugely original, only to discover that not only has it already been attempted and recorded but has usually been a vast improvement on my own efforts. Continue reading

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Sriracha & Gochugaru Bloody Mary

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“I love bright red drinks, don’t you? They taste twice as good as any other color.”

So said Anne of Green Gables and, whilst I’m fairly positive she wasn’t talking about mixing up a Bloody Mary, I share the sentiment.

In my younger days working in pub kitchens and bars it was exceedingly rare for a Sunday morning to begin without a pre-shift, restorative Bloody Mary. Sadly (or perhaps thankfully) those days have long past, I couldn’t take the lifestyle now, however fun it was at the time.  Continue reading

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

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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