I have been AWOL from Our Kitchen for some months; I was on holiday in September, but I promise this recipe makes up for my absenteeism. I want to talk about kimchi/ kimchee/gimchi (김치) – this traditional Korean dish of fermented vegetables is set to […]
Recipe Type: Reserves & Preserves
Calling all green tomatoes! Roll up roll up for opportunity of a lifetime! Don’t be left to go by the wayside as your vine bows and browns instead be part of the ultimate condiment; a star on sandwiches, magic on meats and an absolute champ with cheese. Chow Chow – but you better do it now now! (more…)
Last night I indulged. I poured myself a whiskey, sat down at my kitchen table and gingerly cued Frank Sinatra’s Christmas carols. Whilst I awaited the protests of my flatmates (which strangely enough never came) I spent the evening sketching. I sketched with purpose, in […]
This recipe is a family favourite. It is a quick, easy and deliciously tasty dip which is packed with vitamins and minerals so, unlike many other dips, it is actually good for you! I most recently served this with olive oil crackers, the recipe for which I will post tomorrow. (more…)
The last time I made preserves I made chilli jam and I had major issues. My workmate Junior kindly gave me bags of streetlight coloured chillies which were growing wildly at his mother’s house and I couldn’t wait to get home and transform them into jam. Here is my issue: I should have worn gloves.
Choosing to cook liver for this months lamb theme evoked considerable surprise. This is due in part to my almost vegetarian diet, but more due to the mere fact that I had chosen to cook offal. The more surprise reactions I was to elicit, the more I began to feel as though cooking offal was in some way seen as being taboo. (more…)