A very healthy and satisfying supper with fresh crusty bread to mop up the tasty juices. You will need a large pan with a tightly fitting lid to contain the mussels. INGREDIENTS I bag fresh mussels 2 tbsp olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, chopped 150ml/5¼fl oz white wine 150ml/5¼fl oz double cream small bunch flatleaf parsley, chopped METHOD […]

The perfect cook ahead recipe for a hot day. This recipe was gleaned from a book called Deep France by Celica Brayfield, an account of her living in France in monthly diary form, along with seasonal recipes. This recipe is deeply savoury and very handy when you don’t want to spend too much time cooking […]

Today we were out marking the best spot to watch the Olympic Men’s cycling race tomorrow. Our plan is to walk in through the pedestrian gate, stop for coffee and bacon rolls before heading through the Olympic Circles cut in the grass in Richmond Park, then on towards the barriers. Walking at my rate will […]