Cherry Bomb

Everyone loves a bit of magic, something that deceives the senses. Recently I have been working on my dessert for the upcoming competition at work, looking at the combination of cherries and almonds. I wanted to bring a sense of fun and whimsy to the plate and was looking to create fake cherries to sit … Continue reading


I was going to post this dish and a little note about it with a full recipe today. This will probably still happen at a later point over the weekend but I ended up getting caught up in the process of plating. Presentation is so important for food, and for some that is where food … Continue reading

Sunny Side Up

Sunny Side Up Coconut Panna Cotta with Mango Centre …………. I’ve been spending a lot of time travelling between Norwich, London and Oxford recently, whilst this has given me any number of things to moan  about the British transport system it also given me a great deal of time to think about food. The recipe … Continue reading

Faustian Fauxcaine

Fauxcaine Adult Dib Dab ………….. A short bonus recipe for you. Our dinner had a vice theme so we decided that for one of the desserts we’d serve up a fun riff on cocaine – an apple flavoured sherbet blitzed to a fine powder. It goes without saying that we in no way condone the … Continue reading


Anger  “Bull shot” …………… The waiter places it down in front of you, a pile of bloody meat topped with a vibrant green quenelle of ice cream on an eerily clinical white tile splattered with red juice. A second later he places the accompaniment alongside – a syringe complete with hypodermic needle. ……………    Of … Continue reading