How fine cider and a Dacia Duster is helping us through the coronacoaster

Throughout lockdowns 1 and 2.0, deliveries to Katherine Street skyrocketed. Knocks at the doors can be heard up and down the street throughout the day. Looking back, we ourselves have had all sorts. Children’s paints, ergonomic laptop holders and eco-nappies by the pallet load. Most deliveries were workaday, essential goods to keep the household moving … Continue reading How fine cider and a Dacia Duster is helping us through the coronacoaster

Moorish pork collar with crackling crumb and fresh apple

This sumptuous pork dish formed the main course of the beer and food pairing night I co-hosted with Phil Garvey of the Cap and Collar this November. Inspired by the traditional flavours of southern Spanish tapas skewers 'pinchitos morunos', the pork here is cooked slowly as a stew but still retaining a fusion of Andalusian … Continue reading Moorish pork collar with crackling crumb and fresh apple

Wood-fired squash and apple soup, crisp bread, whipped sheep’s cheese

I created this soup for the recent Saltaire Supper collaboration with Phil from Saltaire's very own micro pub, the Cap and Collar. Squash and Bramley apple makes for a brilliant flavour combination and they are enhanced considerably by roasting over charcoal before being used in the soup. If you don't have a wood oven or … Continue reading Wood-fired squash and apple soup, crisp bread, whipped sheep’s cheese