South Yorkshire Food


Growing Chillies

This year I’m growing several variety of chillies from seeds. They are currently snuggled up in seed pods on a nice sunny windowsill, so in a couple of weeks, I’m hoping for some nice healthy seedlings. From there, they will progress into small pots in the conservatory, and then some will go into the greenhouse… Read more »

The Search for the Ultimate Non- Stick Pan

When I cook I like to use non-stick saute pans. My other pans are heavy weight stainless steel, but for frying I like non-stick, and I like pans that you can use on both the stove top and in the oven. Up until now I have regarded non-stick pans as being, unfortunately, disposable. The non-stick… Read more »


Along with salt, black pepper is probably the most commonly and widely used culinary seasoning. The history of black pepper goes back to at least to the time of the Ancient Greeks and Egyptians, where it was regarded as a spice only afforded by the very rich, and used only in the most expensive dishes…. Read more »