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Food on our sailing trip to Cape Verde

Food, Sailing trip
The fresh food I had planned was out of the question due to the weather, so we maInly ate the round passage food we had prepared in Las Palmas (in case of the unlikely event, we were told, of it “being too rough to chop and onion!” ). This was…
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Sailing from Las Palmas to Cape Verde

Sailing trip
We finally left Las Palmas with a handful of other boats. We are 4 days later than the rest of the fleet as we are hoping to avoid the rough weather forecast.  Sarah and I did some sailing over thirty years ago and despite a couple of test sails in…
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Sailing food preparation

Sailing trip
We have spent the last few days stocking up while the skipper and his wife have been doing last minute jobs including shelling out more cash, updating electronic equipment that talks to the new offshore life jackets. We have been cooking and freezing rough passage meals like lasagne, cottage pie,…
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The Canary Islands

Sailing trip
Sarah and I are in the Canaries supposedly leaving for 4 day sailing trip Cape Verde tomorrow .We are cooking and crewing on an old friends yacht but with gale force 8-9 winds we have decided to wait until it calms down a bit. Although the 45 foot aluminium hulled…
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We are crossing the Atlantic!

Sailing trip
A year ago some old friends of ours gave us the opportunity to crew and cook across the Atlantic on their sailing boat. After some trepidation and several trial sails, we jumped at the opportunity of a lifetime. After a really busy summer of weddings, we have now left the…
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Caribbean food

Events
I am spending some time cooking in the Caribbean over the winter if you have any recipies you are considering having at your event next year, let us know and I will make sure I taste them as they should be cooked and will try to recreate them while away.
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Smoke and Salt Restaurant

Food
I have been visiting Brixton Village a lot in the last few months which has given me the opportunity to eat in the pop ups, the range is fantastic and this has been the affordable entry point for many restaurateurs who have since moved on to bigger premises. One that…
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Smoked Chicken

Food
smoked chicken
We have been increasingly asked about options other than red meat at weddings, as many more people are eating less meat (red in particular) for many reasons. Our personal consumption of meat has reduced significantly. Vegetarian meals have become the norm rather than the exception and processed meats are rarely…
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Corporate Lunch for 80

Events
A lunch in June for 80 Suffolk land owners. Provenance was of particular importance so we let them know in advance where we would be sourcing. Nearly all of our produce was local: Asparagus cut that morning from Willow Tree Farm in Glemsford as well as the youngest freshest baby…
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Anglo Indian wedding

Events
Another new challenge for us. This was a big one and we have been working on it for about a year with guests flying in from Delhi to eat Indian food. We were approached by a couple at least two years ago who were interested in authentic Indian food at…
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