Under A Mackerel Sky by Rick Stein

Under A Mackerel Sky

I love seafood to both cook and eat so often enjoy watching and reading Rick Stein recipes and as a result I picked up a copy of his memoir Under A Mackerel Sky. I knew it was a bit of a long shot as good food, recipes or understanding of ingredients does not make for […]

Chicken and Smoked Sausage Chowder

Bowl of meaty chowder

It must have been years since I last made a chowder, probably back when my partner still lived with his undergraduate university pals, but my partner distinctly liked it and was attracted towards one in a recipe book recently. The liking of chowder is something that I can perfectly understand as it is a very […]

Amira Rice

That’s right guys you read the title right I said rice. And no I’m not in on some secret beauty, fashion or lifestyle trick involving rice that you’ve never heard of I do mean the stuff you can eat. A few weeks ago during National Curry Week Amira liked one of my posts on Instagram […]

Chef the film

Chef, described as one of the comedy film must sees this summer, certainly doesn’t disappoint on providing comedy and food-induced dribbles. With a distinct two halves to the film, the plot of a great and ambitious chef being crushed down and not having the chance to shine and do food that he truly believes in, […]