Zest and Herbs

Cookbook review: Bitter by Jennifer McLagan

Most of the cookbooks I’ve reviewed so far have revolved around a certain cuisine.  If you were going to bring a collection of recipes together for a big, this is … Continue reading

April 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Shredded vegetable and grapefruit salad with Peanut-soy dressing

I’ve been making a lot of cabbage salads lately. Not out of any great desire for them, but more because cabbages are cheap so I buy them and then need … Continue reading

April 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Yuzu glazed chicken wings

Given the number of recipes on this site that use it, it probably goes without saying that I’m a big fan of yujacha, a jam-like Korean preserve of yuzu and … Continue reading

April 5, 2016 · 2 Comments

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

Winter salad Wednesday: Smoked cod, orange, beetroot.

A lot of our preconceptions about healthy, diet food centre on Mediterranean fruit and vegetables, tomatoes, courgettes and cucumbers rather than Northern European turnips and potatoes. In essence though, those … Continue reading

January 28, 2015 · 3 Comments

Lemon juice-pickled onions with liver

I’m not one for New Year’s resolutions, but for many they can be food related. If you’re looking to try new things, eat more healthily or be more responsible or … Continue reading

January 14, 2015 · 2 Comments

Baking with yuzu!

Chefs, restaurateurs and professional pâtissiers will tell you that first you eat with your eyes. Of course, if you aren’t selling your food (either for money, or to promote a … Continue reading

June 18, 2014 · 6 Comments

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