Food and drink, recipes and cooking
Recipes and cooking, ranging from simple and easy to something a little more challenging.
There are a lot of subscription coffee services around at the moment. It's quite the thing, and a definite sign that more people are waking up to the complexities and intricacies that separate a mediocre cup of coffee from a good cup of coffee from a truly superb one. The idea is simple - hook into [...]
Most of the bread I bake follows a fairly standard pattern. I've got a couple of staple recipes, one for an everyday loaf that works well for white or whole grain and any variation in between and a couple of ways with sourdough, too. The everyday loaf is the most versatile, and it can easily [...]
On the way home on Saturday, I stopped off at an Asian supermarket close to where we live. It's a ramshackle, haphazard kind of place, piled high with a huge range of things. There are sacks of rice piled high, fruit and vegetables - big bunches of coriander, five for a quid, coconuts, curry leaves, [...]
I'm one of those people who take photos of food to post on Instagram. I make no apologies for this - it's what Instagram is made for, but sometimes the application of a vintage filter on a perfectly normal photograph makes it look a little ... different. Just take a second to look at the picture [...]
In real life, I manage information security for a big financial organisation. It's the most fascinating job in the world, this juggling of risk versus reward versus control. We have to get things just right, so that our business can do business, but our customers remain safe. I know that the biggest asset we've got [...]