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Category Archives: Thought For Food

Shakshuka vs Menemen Vs Huevos Rancheros. What’s The Difference?

The other day a friend posted a photo of her breakfast that she had just made.I instantly got hunger pangs. “Now I want shakshuka. ^_^ mmmmm!” I told her. A … Continue reading

August 22, 2016 · 3 Comments

2016 Is The Year Of The Pulse! Top 5 Pulse Dishes

Beans and pulses are an ancient source of nutrition that have existed in some form since before the continents as we know them formed. They are the basis for a … Continue reading

August 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Porter Knows Best- A source of inspiration

Sometimes it’s not always the person at the top who gives you the best ideas or inspiration. As it was coming up to my break today, my mind turned towards … Continue reading

May 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

In defence of eating beans on toast and that

    Eggy bread (along with macaroni cheese, beans on toast, tortilla chips and salsa, Ramen and a load more super simple foods) is one of my favourite things to … Continue reading

May 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Top Ten Food Finds in Bristol (…So Far)

    Bristol and my home town of Bath may only be 15 minutes apart on the train, but the two cities are so separate when it comes to their … Continue reading

May 13, 2016 · 1 Comment

Newcastle, a new foodie hotspot in the UK?

A couple of weeks ago, an old Geordie mate got in touch to let me know that I was missing out… big time. Apparently Newcastle upon Tyne is fast becoming … Continue reading

May 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

Kanten- Edible Art

I have a new thing that I want to master, and that is Kanten jellies. Since my head chef bought a pack of agar jelly for us to experiment with … Continue reading

February 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Best Things In Life Are Freegan… #wastenot

Freegans and Skip divers enjoy the free things in life, but it’s not just about getting a free meal. As someone who works in the food industry, food waste and … Continue reading

November 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

For The Love Of Food!

With a food education system that is more than a little bit lacking, where can we find a love of food? At school I had a handful of compulsory “food … Continue reading

November 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

I Accidentally Bought VEGAN Frozen Yoghurt Instead Of Ice Cream!!!

… And it turns out that vegan frozen yoghurt ticks all the boxes! While at the shops yesterday I had a real hankering for some coconut ice cream. I’ve had … Continue reading

October 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Bath Brew House Does The Great Bath Feast

It isn’t every day that you come across a menu themed around an apparently arbitrary date… …But an ‘October 8th’ themed menu was exactly what guests found tucked into their … Continue reading

October 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

I Left My Five Star Chef Job To Serve Hotdogs To The Public

…and I’ve never been happier! In spring this year, I thought I’d got my big break. Only a year after leaving uni I was offered a chef job at a … Continue reading

October 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Danish Sandwich That GiveSmorre: Smørrebrød

(Recipes coming soon! top row, from left to right: Egg and red onion, King prawn and Avocardo, Pickled herring salad, beetroot gravidlax and horseraddish.) In Scandinavia earlier this year I … Continue reading

September 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

BBQ Pulled Jackfruit: A Meat Eaters Verdict

(Recipe comming soon!)Since I was a kid, I’ve always liked the idea of being a vegetarian, but growing up in a meat eating family, my weak will prevailed and my … Continue reading

September 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Vegging out: what’s in a vegetarian diet?

Last week I spent a session working in a vegetarian restaurant. Donning my LEATHER Dr Martens (sorry, these genuinely are the only protective kitchen shoes I have at the mo) … Continue reading

August 11, 2014 · 4 Comments

10 national breakfasts feeling the crunch… the captain crunch that is!

How do you like your eggs in the morning? Boiled or fried… no? Rancheros or soy braised maybe?     Even though 93% of Americans believe that it is the … Continue reading

May 13, 2014 · 1 Comment

Market my words, it’s the best way to shop.

Maybe I’ve been watching too many Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstal programmes, or maybe I don’t have enough to worry about, but lately I’ve been thinking about my (and the British public’s) dependency on … Continue reading

April 29, 2014 · Leave a comment