Looking for a brunch date? You want someone confident, yet relaxed and with individual style. A menu of flowing conversation which satisfies your hunger. Lives local and is free this weekend. I’d like to introduce you to Mr Buckley. He’s a real charmer and rather delicious, you’ll see. Continue reading
The latest offering from renowned chef Angela Hartnett is a collaboration with Luke Holder at the gorgeous Lime Wood estate in Hampshire. It would be difficult not to love this place, set amongst the idyllic New Forest, it is like stepping into an aristocratic country club.
This tasty warm salad is perfect for meat-free Monday’s. We all need more of those. Cauliflower is such an underrated vegetable, I think because it was abused through many a childhood, boiled to a mush and completely void of any taste. I am urging you to give it another go, and this dish definitely does the cauli proud. Fennel is awesome in it’s own right, and with the nutty chickpeas and a lemon yogurt dressing, meat is amiss.
With spring supposedly immanent, rhubarb supplies are dwindling. And this makes me sad. It hasn’t been a great season for my pink fingered friends. Such a long and cold winter they struggled to come out and play, something I can relate to. Before they disappear for good, grab a bunch of rhubarb and roast, bake, poach or pickle it today. Continue reading
Get your baking apron on and whip up this delicious delight for the weekend. Very easy for the non-bakers and guaranteed to impress. The plums give a gorgeous colour and slightly tart taste, serve warm with double cream or vanilla ice-cream, you cannot go wrong. Continue reading
Obama, Bill Cosby, Sarkozy, Oprah and now Lady Rhubarb, all have something in common. We have all scoffed the famous chili at the Washington landmark which is Ben’s Chili Bowl. For over 53 years this american diner has been unchanged, the counter, booths and the homemade chili. And it all works just fine. Continue reading