Latest Recipes

Chinese Corn and Crab Soup "...a real delight, lively and comforting, with a sophisticated, authentically Chinese taste..."

Gingery Mushrooms with Crispy Kale, Edamame Beans and Noodles "...the sweet, earthy, gingery mushrooms go so very well with the light, crisp, kale leaves, the soft sweet crunch of the beans, and the soft, comforting noodles..."

Sea Bass Fillets with Agrodolce and Herby Lentils "...the sweet/salty/juicy/creamy fish with its lovely crispy skin, the sweet/sharp/savoury shallots and the aromatic, herby, earthy crunch of the lentils all sit together very well indeed...'

Ancho, Corn and Prawn Soup "...the flavour is a perfect balance between the smoky, mildly fiery anchos, the sweet corn and the seafood tang of the prawns..."

Smoky Swede Carbonara "...the smoky paprika and smoked salt add a lovely dimension to the rich, luxurious sauce and pasta and the sweet, crunchy veggies..."

Fish Chowder with Dill Oil "...a fragrant, sophisticated, incredibly tasty fish soup that is even lovelier with a few blobs of dill oil floating greenly on the surface..."

Crab With Tequila in Corn Pancakes with Sweet Potato Croutons "...an amazing Mexican inspired combination of sweet seafood, sharp citrus and fiery chilli..."

Scallops Margarita "...the rich, zesty, almost savoury cocktails complement the sweet and salty seafood beautifully, while the flambéing process adds a light, smoky touch and a lovely citrusy sweetness..."

Tenderstem Broccoli/Asparagus with Roasted Tomato Dressing and Baked Lemon Ricotta "...the lightly cheesey ricotta cakes, the crunchy green veg and that gorgeously rich tomato sauce..."

Molé "...easy to make sauce has a deliciously rich, not-too-hot chilli and nut taste..."

Mexican Risotto "...that lovely creamy/crunch of the rice, with a beautiful, mildly spicy, tomatoey taste..."

Mexican Roast Tomato Soup with Queso Fresco "...beautifully rich and deeply flavoured..."

Hungarian Mushroom Soup "...a rich, complex, sophisticated flavour, which is more than the sum of its parts..."

Bao Buns with Xi’an Style Mushrooms and Greens "...the buns are sweet and fluffy and bready, the mushroom mix is hearty and rich..."

Yuzu Tofu Ice Cream "...both delicious and refreshing, with a rich, creamy, almost savoury taste..."

Monkfish and Prawn Tacos with Cabbage and Coriander Salad "...this lovely dish matches the spicy salt of the fish, the rich, creamy avocado, the sweet/savoury crispness of the salad and of course that all-important corny taco flavour..."

Crispy Black Lentils with Peaches and Shaved Pecorino "...a lovely salad, bringing together the lovely nutty flavour of the lentils and two very summery flavours, peach and basil..."

Soba Noodle Salad with Sesame Dressing "...this delicious Japanese noodle dish is rich and satisfying without being overfilling, going beautifully with some wakame seaweed..."

Sorrel Ice Cream with Strawberries "...flavour best described as a slightly chlorophyll-ish lemon meringue ice cream..."

Raspberry Gelato with Cocoa Nibs "...the luxurious, sharp fruity flavour sits very well with the rich, chocolatey nibs..."

Baked Egg Tortilla "...rich and unctuous, flavoursome and sophisticated with the mozzarella chunks giving little bubbles of lovely cheesey flavour..."

Monkfish, Tomato and Chickpea Cazuela "...luscious and luxurious and hearty, clean and clever and sophisticated..."

Chipotles En Adobo "...smoky and fiery and works as a condiment for most Mexican dishes, used as a base for a tomato salsa or chilli con carne..."

Broad Bean, Pea and New Potato Quesadillas "...seemingly rustic, it is actually very sophisticated; the flavours come through in layers..."

Cachapas with Roasted Tomatoes and Creamed Avocado "...the sweet/savoury taste of the cachapas (a sort of corn pancake) going very well with the light, sweet creamy avocado mix and the rich, juicy tomatoes..."

Pan-Fried Halloumi and Roast Fennel Salad with Orange Dressing "...a rich, succulent, incredibly tasty salad, with the various flavours and textures going together wonderfully well..."

Sopas Filled with Slow Bean Soup "...The rich, sophisticated soup, both beany and chocolatey, goes wonderfully well with the warm, creamy sopas (little baked corn pastry cups)..."

Smoked Haddock Takikomi "...rich and luxurious, sophisticated and classy, the gentle flavours and texture of the rice melding beautifully with the just cooked smoked fish..."

Miso-glazed Hake with Prawn Dumplings in Shiso Broth "...the sweet/sour flavour of miso, the sweet/salt taste of the prawns and the hake, and the clean, wholesome crunch and taste of the vegetables all work very well together..."

Scallop Ceviche with Avocado Puree, Cocoa Dressing and Corn Tortillas "...the chocolate, unsweetened, and the scallops, sweet and sea-ish, go incredibly well together, giving a luxurious mouthful, alongside the rich, creamy avocado and the superbly corny tacos..."

Miso Crab Salad "...A deliciously different way of presenting crab, this is a lovely summer dish; sweet and light and savoury and satisfying..."

Very Slow Cooked Black Bean Soup with Chocolate, Avocado and Tortilla "...the soup has a deep, rich beany flavour with a dark gentle hint of chocolate..."

Roast Butternut Squash with Caramelised Cranberries and Goat’s Cheese "...the sweet, caramelly cranberries working beautifully with the creamy goat’s cheese and the warm, veggie flavour of the squash..."

Okonomiyaki (Japanese Veggie Pancakes) "...tasty and satisfying, surprisingly complex and sophisticated, with crunchy, caramelised cabbage on the surfaces and round the edges, and a light, flavoursome, quite fluffy batter within..."

Chilled Mushroom Soup, Japanese Style "...a beautiful, intense, mushroomy and miso-y flavour, and a lovely smooth texture..."

The Best Vegetarian Ravioli* in the World, with Tomato Salsa "...the chard/cheese/herb filling tastes amazing, and they all work beautifully together with the vegetable stock; nothing dominates, everything sits together perfectly..."

Truffly Mushroom Quesadillas "...the crunch of the tortilla wraps works well with the rich, luxurious cheese and mushroom filling, while the tomato salsa sets it off very well..."

Donburi, or Japanese Rice Bowls "...a lovely way of eating, warm and welcoming and nurturing, you can mix the fish and miso soup and rice and accompaniments in all sorts of lovely ways..."

Vegan Florentine with Turmeric Hollandaise "...a satisfying melange of cooked and raw veg, with an amazing hollandaise-like sauce that just happens to be completely vegan..."