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Salad Anatomy |Ficked|

Every vegetable has its own anatomy, and when you take your knife think twice. Many not all vegetables require some thought before you tackle them. I adore endive, a bitter vegetable when cut correctly can provide expansive taste and diffusivity. 110 more words

Kitchen Facts

Beef and mushroom daube

A daube is a casserole or stew, basically. The word is French and covers all manner of different dishes that all share a few basic ideas. 347 more words

Food And Drink

DOCT: Mirepoix

Mirepoix – (French noun)

Vegetables cut into cubes, the size depending on the length of cooking. Also refers to a blend of aromatic vegetable (carrots, onions, celery, garlic). 10 more words

Edible Thymes

Firming Agents & Ragù alla Bolognese - Proper Italian!

I was in two minds as to whether I should/would post this particular recipe but looking on the internet and in the shops I decided I would do so. 746 more words

All Recipes

Back to Basics: 5 Formal Vegetable Cuts.

Today I wanted to share with you 5 of the different ways that I was taught to cut vegetables back when I was training to be a chef. 342 more words

Le Fermier

Recipe: Lamb Shank Pie

My, my, my… What a whirlwind of a month. I vowed to be meat free and be a vegetarian for the month of July, hence why I have not posted in July. 531 more words


Pirate Wench Stew

This is Jess.
She regularly dresses like a pirate wench.
She’s also the most competent person I know. Mother to four with a work away husband, she homeschools, ferments everything she can touch, budgets like a star but still feeds her family on 5star food- all day everyday. 552 more words