My next Thai themed guest recipe for Farmison is inspired by a lunch that was cooked for us when we went on a trek in the Khao Sok National Park. That lunch consisted of succulent pork chunks on bamboo skewers, slow roasted over a fire by our guide. I tried to remember the guide’s seasoning recipe and replicated it for these ‘jungle’ style chicken skewers. Sadly when cooking I had no open fire, but a Sainsbury’s disposable BBQ had to do.
This weekend we were yet again blessed with a mini-Indian summer, despite it being well into the second week of September. With temperatures soaring up to 27C in London, it was time for one last barbecue. There was no better opportunity to try out the Aberdeen Angus burgers from my Dunwood Farm meat box. Continue reading →
I recently started a new job in Chiswick, which meant that I had to leave Soho, my old stomping ground of two and a half years. Now, here is a message to all people who work in or around that area: APPRECIATE it, because you won’t know what you miss until you leave it! From shopping on Oxford Street to late eats in Chinatown, Soho had everything you could possibly need or want to fit around your working day. And of course, the thing I miss the most is the amazing restaurants there. In the last few months of my old job, my friends and I discovered Meat Liquor and managed to eat there three times. Now I can only dream of casually turning up to the famed establishment at midday when there are no queues, gorging on a Dead Hippie burger and chilli cheese fries, and rolling back to work slightly tipsy on their Grog. Continue reading →
A quick post to say that I pretend-barbecued some chicken thighs from my Farmer’s Choice meat box this weekend. It should have been a real one, but apparently we’re in the middle of a 30-day onslaught of rainy, windy weather in England. What next, a plague of locusts?? Continue reading →
I’d seen many mentions on blogs of the famous Rib Man of London and had always intended to pay him a visit, considering his Sunday haunt Brick Lane is on my doorstep. So it was almost subconsciously that on Sunday Chris and I went for a walk, and found ourselves happening on his stall. Continue reading →