"I’m a blogger, photographer, writer, designer, coder, cyclist, runner, husband, dog owner, cook, consumer of cheeses and drinker of fine ales and wines."

Opinions expressed on this blog certainly are my own – I hope you enjoy reading it.

Who am I?

I’m a blogger, photographer, writer, designer, coder, cyclist, runner, husband, dog owner, cook, consumer of cheeses and drinker of fine ales and wines.

This Blog

I write on four other blogs, but this one is a bit different because it’s going to be about anything I want it to be. I hope you enjoy reading it. Choose a category from the menu at the top of the page.

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Recent Articles - In Pictures

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Perfect Pork & Cracking Crackling!

I’ve been experimenting recently. My goal has been to produce a joint of pork with...

Macaroni and Cannellini Bean Soup

A very traditional Italian soup, but very easily put together – if you’re...

Aubergine & Courgette Lasagne

It’s been done many, many times before, and it’s probably available in every...

A Piece of Paper

As a photographer, can you really do what you like with the images you take that are of...

Beef Casserole

The simple things are always the best, and if there was ever a national dish then this...

Lamb with Kale and Tomato

Forced to make a decision, I would say that lamb is probably my favourite meat for...

Haddock and Tenderstem Broccoli Fishcakes

These fishcakes are really, really tasty! They’re made with a combination of...

Stilton Stuffed Pork Loin with Roast Vegetables

Nice and simple, and even though it contains a smattering of full fat Stilton it’s...

Spiced Swede Fritters

Swede is one of those vegetables that I’ve never really known what to do with...

Spiced Chicken Thighs with Couscous

Perhaps not the most colourful dish in the world, but what it lacks in appearance it...

Spicy Butternut Squash Soup

This soup is fantastic! Beautifully fragrant, creamy and sweet with a gentle kick of...

Sour Dough Potato Stotties

I’m always on the lookout for new food products from small producers, as these...

Gnocchi Arrabbiata

You can make the gnocchi yourself if you want to (there are plenty of recipes available...

Crushed Potatoes

These potatoes are so incredibly versatile, and can be served alongside just about...

Carpaccio of Beef

An Italian classic, it’s raw beef fillet thinly sliced with a dressing, served...

Melon, Cucumber and Tomato in Yoghurt & Honey

This is a lovely mix of flavours, and relies on good quality, ripe, sweet tomatoes to...

Mrs Bell’s Blue

I’ve recently carried out some photography work for The Cheese Shop in Morpeth,...

Hummus

Hummus is great because it’s as easy to make as it is quick! A tasty combination...

Cod, Asparagus & Crushed Potatoes

More great combinations here, crushed potatoes with cod is one, asparagus, prosciutto...

Tomatoes, Mozarella & Prosciutto

The Italian classic combination of Tomatoes and Mozarella. Buy the best quality of these...

Pork Loin with Baby Corn Risotto

This is a risotto combination with a Pan-Asian twist. Make the risotto as you would any...

Spicy Rice with Courgettes

This is a little twist on a Biryani, and is another good one to cook if you want to...