Cooking with the Senses

Or in other words how to inspire your friend by teaching her a basic white sauce. As you know from my previous post Know Your Onions and Garlic I was teaching my friend Colette the fine art of listening to your food. It got me thinking that every time I cook, I rarely follow a…

A Delish Fish Pie

4 days after the big day & we are still in the process of leftover usage.  Last night (29th) was using up the poached Salmon from Boxing Day (December 26th for all my American friends!).  So I decided on a fish pie.  Not strictly just leftovers as I added some additional fresh ingredients, but you…

1 Fish, 2 Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish

Well, not quite as exotic as Dr Suess suggests, but we did have a rather healthy, Mudder Kitchen Floor  inspired Yellow Fish this weekend.  A nice piece of smoked haddock.  I think that haddock is one of the nicest tasting fish you can get, whether it is smoked or un-smoked, to me it has a…

Fish Supper

As much as I like salad, and as much as I like this scorching hot weather, after a while the allure of lettuce, tomato, avocado, cucumber, radish and even my new found friend the balsamic beetroot, becomes tiresome. I know, I know, how typically English of me, just a few days of summer and already…

A Very Fishy Tale (tail)

I love fish cakes. I thinks it’s because they remind me of childhood. Small, tasty bites stuffed with fish and potatoes and lightly fried until golden. Last night I tried it a new basic fish cake recipe which turned out rather nice. 1 packet of sainsburys basic frozen white fish 1 Lemon 1 Lime 1…

My Sanctuary, The Kitchen

It’s been a busy few days in the Muddy Kitchen Floor kitchen. For once we have not been entertaining. Spring cleaning fever has hit, a little late, but it hit in style. It started with the larder. I have a unique relationship with my larder, I love it for its space, it’s TARDIS like quality…