Why the go-to? Because it goes with so many dishes. From steak to chicken, duck breasts to fish. You name it! This is the most versatile side dish you can imagine. Virtually any pan-fried dish will go with it. On the other hand, I personally won’t pair it with stews, but – hey! – nothing’s […]
Go to any UK supermarket meat section, and you’ll find the same old cuts over and over again: Fillet, Sirloin, Rump and Ribeye. That’s for the steak section. And then – most of the time – you’ll find the stewing beef section. This is where you will find the Holy Grail, the Definitive one, the […]
In October last year, I was lucky enough to join a group of food writers on a visit to Normandy, where I learned about growing and harvesting saffron, as well as tips to make the most of this precious and delicate foodstuff. Domaine de Gauville – near Brionne – is one of the few saffron […]
Curious about French cider and perry? Read about my trip to Normandy to learn about Cidre and Poiré from the makers.