Zest and Herbs

What’s new for Zest and Herbs

It’s been over six months since I’ve done anything here. During that time, lots has been going on. In July I started a new job, blogging and running the social … Continue reading

March 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

Book Review: Olia Hercules’ Mamushka

Since a big part of this blog is about exploring lesser known foods and cuisines, all the buzz around Olia Hercules’ first cookbook of Ukrainian recipes piqued my interest.  So with … Continue reading

July 6, 2015 · 2 Comments

Oven-baked pork and kimchi spring rolls

Normally if a cookbook were to swap authentic spring roll or wonton wrappers for filo pastry, it would be so you didn’t have to go hunting for the right ingredients. … Continue reading

June 4, 2015 · 1 Comment

Green Jackfruit: A food for the future?

With a changing climate, rising sea levels and a growing population, worldwide there’s a growing consensus (or perhaps fear) that our eating habits will have to change.  Discussion has often … Continue reading

May 31, 2015 · 2 Comments

Book Review: Mitch Tonks’ Fish

One thing my bookshelf had been missing for quite some time is a good, introductory fish cookery book.  Rather than turn to one of my favourite cookery writers – and … Continue reading

May 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Yuzu “marmalade” cake

It’s been a long time since I last posted any sweet recipes on this site (it was an apple cake back in October!).  I’ve still been baking, but I simply … Continue reading

May 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Chinese salted black beans

Long considered vital in East Asian cuisines, umami is the “savoury” taste that has only recently been seized upon by chefs in the West and China’s salted and fermented black … Continue reading

May 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

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