Parsley Hollandaise Sauce with Slow Cooked Poached Eggs

While we were not paying attention Charlotte Julienne turned five! Maybe it was the hectic first Christmas being away from family and having to travel.  Maybe it was that we had two kids home for ELEVEN days straight.  Maybe it was the endless pile of laundry that never seems to go away or get smaller.  ButRead more

Sous Vide Pressed Rhubarb with Creme Anglaise

There is something about rhubarb that I just love.  It might be my strong childhood memories of our big rhubarb plant which grew on the side of our garage near the vegetable garden or of my mother making strawberry rhubarb pies…or just the fact that it seems like a very antique fruit which makes meRead more

Pork Belly (Sous Vide) with Soy, Burdock Root and Slow Cooked Egg

Pork belly is one of the greatest cuts.  As my son would say, “we are not having pork…we are having piggy wiggy”.  So this is a magnificent way to prepare this fatty meat. I must confess that I have drawn on references from several chefs to create this dish.  A while ago I received aRead more

Sous Vide Rabbit, Confit Rabbit with a Rabbit Sauce, Corn, Potato and Celeriac.

  I have always loved rabbit, in fact years ago myself and a friend would grab our shotguns and head up to Catterick Army training area in North Yorkshire and bag a couple of rabbits for the pot. Back then it was a great way to supplement our meager food budget. Then it was hung, butchered andRead more