Ingredient Rice & Grains

Asparagus, broccolini and barley salad

I have to confess that I am only a recent convert to the virtues of asparagus. Too many bad experiences with limp, over-cooked soggy stems had left me thinking it was one thing I was never going to get involved…

Pale ale

Beer is definitely an office favourite, on a Friday afternoon it’s a given that members of the office will be heading off for that well deserved end of week beer. And sometimes, when there’s cause for celebration, one of the…

Chocolate, cranberry and cinnamon biscuits

I’ll be the first to admit that I have developed an annoying habit.  I blame it on my Mum.  Her health conscious ways have rubbed off on me, spawning little habits and behaviours such as the one in question.  This…

Green tea creme brulee with burnt orange

Crème brulee is one of my favourite desserts, it is the smoothest richest custard and the crunchy caramel sugar topping adds that extra something that tips it over the edge to ultimate deliciousness, definitely a decadent dessert for a celebratory…