Mushroom, Sweet Onion and Mascarpone Pizza

A long since discontinued pizza from a certain classy national supermarket was at one time a favourite of mine, and once my pizza dough making had settled in to its groove I began experimenting with suspected ingredients drawn from a hazy memory, and the results felt satisfyingly familiar. I had before turned the onions almost […]

Salt & Pepper Prawns

During our year living in the then filthy, now thriving (but still filthy) Stokes Croft in Bristol, my best friend and I visited a fairly mediocre local Chinese called Great Wall (before we had discovered the wonderful and far superior Mayflower just a few steps further). The menu featured a ‘Slat & Pepper’ section, so […]

Shortcrust Pie Pastry

It’s really good to get familiar with pastry, as it opens up many possibilities within savoury and sweet, and there really is no limit to what you can put in a pie. After expressing this perspective to my friend Olivia, she requested I make her a lasagne pie, which I did! Some of my specific […]