The Goat Shit & Courgette Chronicles II: Veal Steaks (I know, I know)

This is the second in a series of blog posts about my time on a goat farm in France. The introduction (which explains most of the madness) can be found here. I'd read that before this one if you want to get the full picture, but this will still be entertaining for you nonetheless. "Veal?" … Continue reading The Goat Shit & Courgette Chronicles II: Veal Steaks (I know, I know)


To set the scene for this dish, please type "noot noot, toot toot" into Google Translate and get the little man in the laptop to tell you how it sounds in Italian. Preferably over some loud speakers. I promise you won't regret it. Right, that should absolutely lay out the mood: we're flirting with italian … Continue reading PRETTY SIMPLE PESTO PARMIGIANA

Balsamic Mushrooms with Halloumi and Basil

I have, over the last few months, graduated from studentdom and become a proper adult. I now pay council tax, have too much laundry and made my ever first visit to Halfords to buy a special treat for my pet car. Such good work, Freeborn! Do reward yourself with an after-work nap and quick browse … Continue reading Balsamic Mushrooms with Halloumi and Basil

Mini cheesy leek puffs

Life's been a bit all over the place for me lately. It seems the ever-present narrative of getting a good degree from a good university in order to get a good job is basically Moses promising sugarcandy mountain to the overworked animals in George Orwell's famous political allegory. Some degrees are more equal than others, … Continue reading Mini cheesy leek puffs