Rowanwood Kitchen

Good things from a small kitchen.

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

Indian Spiced Polenta

I was cooking a new curry (more on that later) and hadn’t really got organised enough to buying anything for a starter, so a bit of larder raiding was called … Continue reading

January 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Smoked Mackerel Pate

I thought I’d try a new way with the mackerel fillets I hot smoke so in around five minutes I whizzed them up into a lovely pate. The recipe is … Continue reading

January 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Slow Cooked Chinese Pork Wraps

The other starter I prepared for New Years Eve was a take on a Chinese Favourite. I had some pork belly strips and decided to try and make a delicious … Continue reading

January 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Smoked Beef Carpaccio

I was going around to a friend’s house for New Years Eve for a dinner party and said I’d do the starters for the meal. Rather than clutter up their … Continue reading

January 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Hot Smoked Sea Bass

After the not inconsiderable excesses of the run up to Christmas I thought I’d do a light starter for Boxing Day. So I got some Sea Bass fillets, hot smoked … Continue reading

December 27, 2014 · Leave a comment