Cider generally makes me think of two things. Firstly, pork. I can’t think of a more failsafe way to cook pork than with plenty of cider. Secondly, underage drinking. I abstained from cider drinking for nearly a decade after I drank about two litres of it when I was 13.
When Iris left her childhood home in northern Italy to work in London she found she needed a place to share her happiest foodie discoveries, and so she began her blog Whatever Gets You Through The Day. For the latest installment of my heirloom recipe series, Iris shares her mother’s sausage risotto recipe, a fabulouslyContinue reading
This is a real corker of a recipe: the kind that makes want to write it up so soon after dinner that I’m still retrieving bits of it from in between my teeth as I type. It’s particularly good because it reminds me of my dad’s gravy. Now, Dad’s gravy wasn’t to everyone’s taste becauseContinue reading
I asked Malaka Gharib, editor of The Runcible Spoon, if she would contribute to my new heirloom recipe series and, as luck would have it, she had ‘this yogurt shit’ up her sleeve. The article appears in its original form in the latest edition of The Runcible Spoon, Malaka’s irreverent ‘food and fantasy’ zine of whichContinue reading
Continuing my new series of guest heirloom recipes is chef-proprietor Alex Von Riebech of Limetree Kitchen. Alex is a talented chef and his intimate modern European restaurant in Lewes enjoys a loyal following for its creative locally sourced menu and thoughtfully compiled wine list. Here, Alex shares his great grandmother’s Anglo-Indian recipe for Pish Pash: aContinue reading