In praise of dried mushrooms

The photo is of fillet steak with a celeriac gratin and asparagus, and a mushroom sauce, but it is Continue reading

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Korma – a much maligned and unfairly abused dish.

Thanks to the tastes of the public and British Indian restaurant industry, the noble korma of Mughlai cuisine has been much abused and turned into the blandest thing on the menu. Continue reading

My Chinese version of the Sunday roast

On Sunday I gave our roast dinner a distinctly Chinese flavour – five spice roast belly pork, steamed rice, braised mushrooms in oyster sauce and stir-fried choi sum with beansprouts and chilli bean paste. Continue reading