Monthly Archives: April 2014

SAFFFRON & SMOKED GARLIC RISOTTO WITH WILTED SPINACH AND POACHED EGG

We love a good risotto in this house, and I’ve got into the habit of making them regularly.  Before I first tried making one, I’d always assumed they were hard to get right.  Now I know the truth – once you get the basic technique down (read: stirring without getting distracted and leaving the kitchen) they become simplicity […]

WHITE WINE, HONEY & ROSEMARY POACHED PEARS WITH SAFFRON & ROSEMARY FLOWER ICE CREAM

After seeing a honey and rosemary cake over on Cottage Grove House, I started to crave those flavours, and the idea to infuse them into poached pears popped into my head whilst tidying the kitchen and seeing the fruit sitting on the side. These two pears beckoned me over, and told me in no uncertain […]