Sunday, January 8, 2017

Red Hot Knife vs Steak

I've been watching a number of 'Red Hot Knife vs Something' videos that have been trending lately - and it struck me that they all seem a bit... wasteful.

So here's the Atomic Shrimp take - Red Hot Knife vs Steak. 


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Monday, November 14, 2016

Cheap, Tasty, Nutritious, Foolproof, Scalable Recipes - #1 - Tasty Tortilla

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This is the first in a series of recipes that are designed to meet 5 specific criteria.

That is, they must be Cheap, Tasty, Nutritious, Foolproof and Scalable - ideal for anyone cooking on a budget, cooking with little experience, or cooking for one.

 

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Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Kentucky PIE-d Chicken

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This is a food experiment that's been on my To Do list for at least a couple of years now...

To take a takeaway bucket of chicken and make it into some sort of pie as the centrepiece of a more balanced family dinner
 

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Saturday, October 22, 2016

Trumpet Chanterelles

trumpetchanterellesthumb.jpgOut for a walk in the woods, to enjoy the autumn foliage, I very nearly overlooked an abundant crop of Trumpet Chanterelles.

(Article updated October 2016 to include video and recipe)

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Sunday, September 11, 2016

The Stuffed-Est Crust Pizza

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Stuffed crust pizza normally only has a ring of stuffing around the edge - I wanted to take that a bit further - so I made this - the Stuffed-All-The-Crust Pizza. The Stuffed-est of crusts.
 

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Friday, July 15, 2016

Bilberries - And The Test Run Of The Berry Picker

bilberriesthumb.JPGAn outing to The Devil's Punchbowl at Hindhead, Surrey, for a picnic lunch and a spot of berry picking. Bilberries are found in abundance here, and this trip has become an annual fixture for us.

This article originally written on June 29 2012 - Revisited Summer 2016 - with video.

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Monday, November 9, 2015

Wood Blewits

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Here's an interesting thing - Blewits are supposedly quite a common woodland mushroom - and I spend a fair bit of my foraging time in woodland - these should have been one of the first mushrooms I wrote about, but despite looking, I never managed to find them, until now.

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Saturday, October 31, 2015

Hedgehog Mushrooms

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We took a Saturday morning walk in the woods near Rufus Stone in the New Forest and returned home with a basket full of delicious Hedgehog Mushrooms

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Sunday, September 20, 2015

Blackberry Jelly Tart

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Here's a recipe for a delicious tart with the intense and aromatic flavour of blackberries, but none of those annoying pips

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Friday, August 28, 2015

Mussels

mussels2thumb.jpgDuring a short coastal break in Cornwall, I found many of my favourite and familiar wild foods - including some lovely mussels.

NB: This article contains an important addendum about safety.  Please read in full before doing any of the things described here.

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