Paella of Sorts

serves: 4 Spain holds some magical force over me. The language, the food, the wines, the Moorish history and the civil war (ok so I’m a bloke!). It all adds up to my favourite country. I have fond memories of a week long camping trip on a beach just outside of San Fernando near Cadiz. … Read more

Marinated King Prawns

serves: 4 I cheat and bring a bag of frozen king prawns with me and cook them, usually the next day, by which time they’ve played their part in cooling my wine and are well on their way to thawing out. I use the shell on variety, but that’s only because I like getting my … Read more

Smokey Bonfire Pasta

serves: 4 A splendid treat from pal Rob again – tried and tested on a two ring burn aboard a narrow boat moored on the Grand Union canal. I love his description of ‘quality’ smoked bacon and the freedom to serve this with whatever pasta takes your fancy! Ingredients 12 rashers of smoked streaky bacon … Read more