Tag Archives: garlic

Crusted Cod with lentils

As I mentioned in my recent monkfish adventure, I’m not a regular fish cook. I am fond of seared tuna and flakey white fish but any filleting should be avoided. This is how I came to cook one of my … Continue reading

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Oistins’ fabulous Friday Fish Fry

Friday night in Barbados is legendary for the Oistins Fish Fry and so we made the journey on day two of our holiday. The journey from the Gap was fun in itself. We caught a Reggae van – a taxi … Continue reading

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Jamie Oliver’s Chicken in Milk – delicious but….

I couldn’t really ignore Jamie’s chicken in milk recipe. It was touted by food52.com as the best chicken recipe ever so I needed to give it a go. The ingredients are crazy – chicken, ten garlic cloves, lemon zest from … Continue reading

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Nature’s Banquet – to be a forager

Autumn; Keats’s “season of mist and mellow fruitfulness” is my favourite time of year described in one of my favourite poems. It’s the season when everything is fruiting and the leaves are starting to turn. This year it seems to … Continue reading

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The second ribollita of my life – Part Two

I approached my second ribollita since 1989 with some trepidation. I have a memory of the first one but it is somewhat hazy. Something made us remember the first one other than it being a special time in our lives. … Continue reading

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Cooking is practical chemistry, biology and physics.

I love this article from Daniel Gritzer on Seriouseats. In many ways it’s the perfect blog topic – it’s personal, interesting and thought-provoking. Daniel noticed that the intensity of the garlic changed depending on how he prepared it. Using a … Continue reading

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