The weather has taken a decidedly nippy turn and the only thing on my mind is heartily warming food. Enter my recipe for Lamb Shoulder Ragu with red wine.  Traditionally enjoyed over Easter, roast lamb is a lesson in slow cooking. For this recipe, I’ve replaced more popular cuts like leg with lamb shoulder – … Continue Reading

Flaky, golden and unquestionably moreish, this comforting recipe for apple and leek sausage rolls is speedy to make and even speedier to eat. Utilising pork mince flavoured with leeks, thyme and crunchy apple speaks of Autumn and the sausage rolls are delicious as a warming lunch or lazy TV dinner. Inspired to develop the recipe … Continue Reading

The epitome of slow-roasted recipes, porchetta is a popular Italian dish consisting of pork belly flavoured with herbs and cooked low and slow until it yields up tender meat and crispy crackling. Using minimal ingredients, the star here is the pork and so it’s essential to use the best cut and quality you can afford.  … Continue Reading

It’s not a secret that I’m a Weskus girl through and through! And apart from thinking about my future farmhouse. there’s nothing I love more than finding amazing businesses doing delicious things along this beloved coastline of mine. Enter L.A. Farms – an ethical, family-run butchery situated in St Helena Bay. Encompassing the “farm to … Continue Reading

Spring may be in the air but its still rather chilly! Enter my ultimate Chicken Pie – redolent of bacon, mushroom, leeks and thyme – to warm things up. I love me a proper chicken pie. None of this cloying cornflour-laden grey gunk that one finds in readymade offerings, but rather a richly rewarding centre … Continue Reading