Rowanwood Kitchen

Good things from a small kitchen.

Bao Buns with Spicy Pork

I’m  a big fan of Chinese steamed Dim Sum and Buns but have never plucked up the courage to have a go myself, it all looked a bit too complicated! … Continue reading

May 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

Baked Portobello Mushrooms with Dolcelatte, Bacon and a Balsamic, Rosemary and Lemon Sauce

It was Saturday, It was hot and i fancied a lightish lunch as I was out to a friends for a BBQ later. Mostly from what i already had in … Continue reading

May 17, 2015 · 6 Comments

Alternative Pizza Night

It had been ages since I’d made my own pizzas at home and since I’m effectively carb free during the week now I thought I’d treat myself on a Saturday … Continue reading

May 10, 2015 · 2 Comments

Lamb Cutlets Two Ways

so if made the Caponats and I needed some good meat to go with it! It’s England, it’s Spring…… So it had to be lamb!    Rather than just by … Continue reading

April 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Caponata

Kind of a double post this one. My friend was over from Canada again and we’d decided on an afternoon of bloke films, which by the way is a top … Continue reading

April 26, 2015 · 2 Comments

Roasted Stuffed Peppers with Chorizo and Pine Nuts

A simple side or starter that’s really tasty and easy to make.    After seeing these lovely peppers on the shelf I decided to do a simple stuffed concoction, but … Continue reading

April 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Prawns a la Placha with a Lemon, Garlic and Chilli Butter

During the week I was watching Rick Stein’s travels through Spain again ( I really love Spanish food and could watch Rick all day, he really brings the food to … Continue reading

April 25, 2015 · 10 Comments

Lime, Chilli and Ginger Squid with Sesame Courgette ‘Noodles’

Two low carb recipes in a row! It must be summer soon! I had a friend come around for dinner tonight at short notice so I was freezer rummaging for … Continue reading

April 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Seared Beef with Lentil and Radish Salad and Nuoc Cham

As its now getting warmer and I’ve got a few pounds to shift from my hearty seasonal cooking over the darker days of winter ( see my Million Calorie Dinner … Continue reading

April 12, 2015 · 15 Comments

Two Day Sous Vide Lamb Shoulder

It had been a while since i’d done anything in the Sous Vide bath so I thought I’d try my longest cook yet.  I picked up a whole shoulder of … Continue reading

April 6, 2015 · Leave a comment