Rowanwood Kitchen

Good things from a small kitchen.

Chicken, Spinach and Pine Nut Spanakopita 

I’m not really much of a pastry cook, but fancied doing a pie for a change. It was really still quite warm so instead of something heavy with shortcrust or … Continue reading

October 30, 2015 · 1 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

Applewood Smoked Duck and Fig Salad

I was wondering what to cook for some friends coming over to dinner and with the apparent emergence of spring  ( almost certainly premature and short lived!) I thought I’d … Continue reading

March 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Duck Prosciutto

After my foray into charcuterie with the chorizo and finding that my porch is perfect for air drying meat during the cooler months, I decided to try a whole muscle … Continue reading

February 10, 2015 · Leave a comment