Nigel Slater – Tender Volume 1

I bought Tender a few weeks ago thinking it looks like a nice big fat book full of interesting recipes. I was so wrong, it is so much more than that. It's one of the best cookery books I own. If there is a vegetable he has not included in some form or other, I can't spot it. I have always thought I don't like certain vegetables, I was so wrong about this too. I now have a new love affair with vegetables and there isn't a single one I would overlook. Read more

Levi Roots Jamaican Pot Roast

I certainly saw Levi Roots putting music into his food! At the recent show, we were treated to several performances including the Reggae Reggae song! He cooked mackeral with green bananas and ended up putting three scotch bonnet peppers in - at least 100,000 on the Scoville Heat Scale each. I don't think I'll be putting that many in. It filled the room with the smell of the Caribbean - allspice, peppers, garlic. Wanting to try it for myself, I Read more