Warm Halloumi, Tomato & Walnut Salad Recipe

Halloumi cheese, the Greek non-melting cheese, is deliciously tangy and salty, and absolutely scrumptious when served warm. It’s best griddled or grilled, and when marinated it makes for an extremely tasty dish.     Halloumi cheese and tomatoes are a great match, and add a herby salad to the mix and you have a wonderful […]

Pork Tenderloin Medallions with Sweet Bacon and Mushroom Cream Sauce

The recipe for this sauce was given to me by Drogo Montagu, owner of Fine Food Specialist. He used it to complement pan-fried halibut (check out the video I shot of him cooking it) but I thought it would work just as well with pork, with a tweak here and there. And although Drogo used girolle mushrooms […]

Apple-Maple Glazed Ham

Ingredients: 1 9-to-10-pound bone-in fully cooked smoked ham (butt or shank half) 2 tablespoons whole cloves (optional) For the glaze: 2 cups apple cider 1/4 cup whole-grain mustard 1/2 teaspoon allspice 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg Method: Glaze: Boil 2 cups apple cider in a saucepan over medium-high heat until reduced to 1/2 cup, 8 to 10 minutes. Reduce the heat […]

Good Cooking Meatloaf Recipe

Ingredients 170g  garlic-flavored croutons 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 teaspoon chili powder 1 teaspoon dried thyme 1/2 onion, roughly chopped 1 carrot, peeled and broken 3 whole cloves garlic 1/2 red bell pepper 500g ground chuck 500g  ground sirloin 1 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1 egg For the glaze: 1/2 […]

Mélange à la Provençale – Potatoes Baked with Tomatoes

In September in London we have fresh, crispy mornings, and very sunny, still hot days, but ending in chilly evenings when we need to reach for a cashmere shawl to warm up. I still think “summer” when I see the local tomatoes, and I am already in fall when I buy potatoes. We can still […]