Miso Tasty: The Cookbook

Miso Tasty: The Cookbook

Fermented soybean paste? Sounds yummy! Well, OK, no it doesn’t, but call it miso, and suddenly it spirits your mind to that fragrant, mouth-watering, umami Japanese flavour loved by so many. Consumed in Japan for thousands of years, miso has been making an increased appearance in our diet in the UK as we seek out…

Wild Honey & Rye

Wild Honey & Rye

Wild Honey & Rye comes at a good time, and no, not because the wonderfully bat shit crazy mistake of Brexit and what might happen here. No, it’s because I’ve been having a real hankering for pierogis of late. Admittedly ‘Polish cuisine’ is not one that comes readily to mind when you think of the…

Book Review: The Sportsman

Book Review: The Sportsman

Well all I can say is thank god Stephen Harris changed his mind and wrote this book; it is perhaps the most remarkable and personal cookbook I have read. Somehow it fills you with warmth – oh, and a little, check that, a lot, of jealousy. To appreciate the Phaidon published book, you need not…