Category Archives: Cheddar

take a leek….

The quality of leeks may not be strained but the quantity of them in my kitchen most certainly is. Such a surfeit of leeks would suggest that I am in the throes of creating a celebratory dish for the imminent release of Julian … Continue reading

Posted in 2015, Baking, Cheddar, Cheese, Cookery Writers, Cooking, Digital photography, food, Food and Photography, Food photographer, France, gratin, Humour, leeks, Nigel Slater, Olive oil, Parmesan, Photographic Prints, Photography, photography course, Recipes, Uncategorized, Vegetables, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 42 Comments

Getting a bit crusty with Ottolenghi…..

  As a rule, it is unusual for me to find either TV chefs or lumps of cooked egg white enjoyable. There’s a relentlessness about television presenters, that may well be part of their training, which serves to quickly remove any … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, anchovies, Art photography, Baking, Boiled eggs, Cheddar, Cheese, Cookery Writers, Cooking, creme fraiche, Eggs, Excellence, Expectation, food, Food and Photography, Food photographer, Herbs and Spices, Olive oil, Photography, photography course, Pie, Recipes, Vegetables, warm vegetable pies, Writing, Yotam Ottolenghi | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 46 Comments

Dutch Rare Bit….

Gouda is not a cheese to conjure with. The famous red wax covered, ball of blandness is cleverly produced to have no apparent flavour, which makes it impossible to dislike for its taste, as it has none. Its form renders … Continue reading

Posted in 2013, Art photography, Cheddar, Cheese, Cooking, Digital photography, Emotion, Excellence, Food and Photography, Food photographer, France, Gouda, Kitchens, Oude Goudse Kaas, Photography, photography course, Photography holiday, Shopping, Umami, Uncategorized, Wine, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 55 Comments