If I had to choose my ultimate kind of comfort food, it would undoubtably be roast chicken. Crispy skin, juicy breast and stuffing redolent of garlic, leek and sage – paired with a side of steamed greens and a full-bodied wine of course – is my concept of culinary seduction. Prepared and carved using Wüsthof’s range … Continue Reading

The epitome of comfort food, a whole roasted chicken is a family favourite. Ideal to prepare when one has the afternoon stretching ahead, this recipe calls for autumnal herbs such as sage whilst a stuffing made from pork and leeks infuses the bird with flavour from within. A useful ingredient to stock the freezer with, … Continue Reading

Full of fiery Portuguese flavour, this is the recipe for my ultimade Peri Peri chicken from my cookbook – West Coast Wander. Don’t have a copy of your own yet? Shop it here. Influences from the Portuguese explorers of old can still be found on the West Coast. St Helena Bay was the spot where … Continue Reading

That staple of Sunday lunching gets a Mediterranean makeover with my Greek-style roast lamb. Easily able to forgo my British roots of lamb with mint sauce, this recipe makes use of bold flavours and an enjoyably tactile approach to prepping some of the finest slow food around. Redolent of rosemary, lemon and a shameless amount … Continue Reading

Dig out your flared jeans and dust off your disco vinyl – we’re heading back to the Seventies with a classic cheese fondue. I need to start off by admitting that I have a serious thing for this particular decade. Although a self-confessed minimalist, I often secretly yearn for clunky wooden clogs, pageboy haircuts, glamorous … Continue Reading