Chicken Caesar Salad

Chicken Caesar Salad

A simple salad and perfect for summer as a light meal or as a side salad for a BBQ or garden party, but it’s so easy to do badly. The key is the sauce; it provides 80% of the flavour, not surprising given the rest of the dish is just lettuce, parmesan, croutons and chicken.…

Cod, Scallop and Cockle Soup

Cod, Scallop and Cockle Soup

Ingredients 200g cod, cubed 100g queen scallops Small jar of cockles, cleaned and out of their shells 1 large baking potato, peeled and diced 1 onion, diced 100g smoked lardons Handful of chopped parsley Handful of chopped tarragon 1 bay leaf 300ml double cream 300ml milk Salt Pepper Olive oil   Method In a medium…

Apple and Cinnamon Tart

Apple and Cinnamon Tart

Ingredients 2 medium sized Apples (or 1 large cooking apple) 125g Puff Pastry 85g Unsalted Butter 3 desert spoons of Brown or Caster Sugar 1 desert spoon of Cinnamon Powder   Method Peel both apples, then quarter and core them. Chop the quarters of one apple into little pieces, as small as you can, and…

Tate Modern 2.0

Tate Modern 2.0

Since its opening in 2000, Tate Modern has become the world’s most popular museum of modern art. As quickly as the museum took off, it ran out of space. Large as it was, the museum that opened in 2000 was still surprisingly cramped, with only half of the six floors given over to exhibition space.…

Outlaw’s at The Capital Hotel

Outlaw’s at The Capital Hotel

There are fewer more respected fish chefs in the UK than Nathan Outlaw; his flagship restaurant in Port Isaac, Cornwall, has just been named the best restaurant in the UK. So there is much to be expected from his London outpost, even if it carries just the one star, unlike the two of his flagship.…