Made to share, this Anchovy and Shallot Tart is a twist on a classic Pissaladiere that makes the most of brown anchovies’ savoury flavour and buttery texture. Tempered by sweet shallots fried in butter, the anchovy fillets aren’t overpoweringly salty, making for a delicious topping for pillowy dough. As an avid reader of my mother’s … Continue Reading

Well, at least a version of them. Essentially Moules Marinere in its many reincarnations, the original recipe for mussels with fennel & Parmesan is one of the more popular offerings out of my cookbook thanks to it’s simplicity – quick to make, heavenly to eat! I’ve previously waxed lyrical on my love for these mollusc … Continue Reading

Closing off the week with a light bright recipe for my version of blushing Pasta Vongole. Originally developed in Naples, pasta vongole celebrates simple flavours and fresh seafood. A bright summery “blush” is added to the dish with the addition of cherry tomatoes and by steaming the clams in Darling Cellars’ Pyjama Bush Rosé. Made … Continue Reading

Marinated in juicy LemonGold seedless lemon juice and olive oil, nothing says al fresco eating quite like my recipe for grilled baby octopus. When it comes to eating, I’m all about choice. Mezze, tapas, pintxos – an array of small dishes designed for sharing is my idea of dinner well spent. Throw in a few glasses … Continue Reading

There’s the most delicious hint of coolness in the air (yeah I said it) and thus I’m already looking forward to rib-stickingly rich recipes to ward off winter chills. I recently had the pleasure of developing a series of seafood dishes to pair with three of Darling Cellars’ delicious wines and this here is the … Continue Reading