Romanesco

Romanesco is an old species of vegetable, somewhere between cauliflower and broccoli in taste. Think of it as the heirloom tomato of the Brassica family. A real life expression of the Fibonacci pattern, its beauty and detail are truly spectacular. Does anyone else get this excited about a vegetable? The best way to eat thisContinue reading “Romanesco”

Crispy Potato Wedges

Perfect with some crispy fish or a homemade burger. If you’re cooking for more than 4 people, use two baking sheets and swap them around halfway through cooking. Crowding the trays will result in less-than-crispy wedges. Serves 4 Ingredients 4 fist-sized potatoes Olive oil Salt Method: Preheat the oven to 210C / 425F. Peel theContinue reading “Crispy Potato Wedges”

Balsamic Beets

An ideal accompaniment to roast beef, salmon or a simple roast chicken. Serves 2 Ingredients 2 – 3 beetroot 1 tbsp olive oil Salt and pepper 2 – 3 tbsp balsamic vinegar Aluminum foil Method: Preheat the oven to 200C / 400F. Peel the beetroot and cut into 1 inch chunks. Transfer the beetroot chunksContinue reading “Balsamic Beets”