Rowanwood Kitchen

Good things from a small kitchen.

Lahmacun لحم بعجين ( Turkish Pizza)

We have some great Turkish restaurants in the UK, and a while ago a friend of mine with Cypriot heritage suggested I try Lahmacun, a thin bread base with a … Continue reading

August 4, 2015 · 1 Comment

Courgette Fries

I don’t often deep fry things but sometimes………. well sometimes its good for the soul to deep fry!  Over the weekend I was spending some time with some old school … Continue reading

July 26, 2015 · 2 Comments

Lemon Chilli Linguine with Prawn, Scallops and Chorizo

I’ve been trying hard to be reasonably low carb recently so have really been laying off of the pasta but i really fancied a bowl of something that I have … Continue reading

July 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Crudites with Anchoiade

I was watching Rick Stein’s journey through France again the other day and amongst all the great regional cooking spotted a really simple Provencal dish that would be perfect with … Continue reading

July 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Two Minute Pistachio Cherry and Honey Yoghurt

As I’d spent quite a lot of time in the kitchen making doughnuts and such like I decided that dessert would be simple and really quick. I was going for … Continue reading

June 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Shaved Salad

This will be a short post, it’s not really a recipe at all! To accompany the leg of lamb i was cooking I simply picked up a load of seasonal … Continue reading

June 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Almost Salsa Verde Marinated Roast Lamb

Over the winter I’m a big fan of slow roasting shoulders of lamb to give delicious fall apart meat with lots of flavour, but as we’re into summer now i … Continue reading

June 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Peking Duck Doughnuts 

There was some coverage this week in a magazine on the Chef at the Chiltern Firehouse in London,  Nuno Mendes and some of the coooking he was doing there. In … Continue reading

June 22, 2015 · 2 Comments

Lamb Koftas 

In keeping with the low carb theme I decided to make some spicy lamb koftas. I always enjoy these when I eat out at Middle eastern restaurants or Kebab places … Continue reading

June 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Roasted Aubergine, Pepper and Pomegranate Salad

As there is actually some semblance of Summer here now I decided to do a light middle eastern inspired dinner with a delicious salad and some Lamb Kofe ( see … Continue reading

June 19, 2015 · Leave a comment