With Kale

Mussels in a Spicy Sauce with Tomatoes, Chorizo, Cannellini Beans and Cavolo Nero

Posted on: 28th Jul, 2014by frenchie

This is one of our favourite meals using mussels – everything you need is in one dish, it’s full of flavour and you can make it as spicy as you like by using a milder or hotter chorizo. I like cooking it in this deep enamelled dish as you can take straight from the stove […]


Mussels with Jerusalem Artichokes and Chorizo

Posted on: 7th May, 2014by frenchie

This recipe comes from Greg Marchand’s book ‘Frenchie New Bistro Cooking’. Greg opened his bistro Frenchie in Paris in April 2009 and was quickly recognised as one of the new breed of French chefs making fresh market driven food at reasonable prices. I bought his book in Paris last week at his newest venture – […]


Kale and Pea Fritters with Smoked Salmon, Poached Egg and Lime Mayonnaise

Posted on: 2nd Apr, 2014by frenchie

Kale is one of our favourite vegetables at the moment, consequently I planted four different varieties on our garden about three weeks ago and we’re already picking and eating it. These fritters are a mix of kale and peas. I served them here with smoked salmon from stallholder Billy, eggs from Phil of Green Egg […]