Archive for April, 2010

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Got the comment & the phone call from ITV asking if I’d like to be a contestant on Britain’s Best Dish and I have to say I was flattered, but to be honest, I don’t think that the sort of simple rustic (an interesting word that I will be using more of) food that I make is really going to win me any plaudits on UK television at the moment. They seem obsessed with the ponciest of poncey food.

Does anyone out there on the interweb remember when the done thing was to use a teaspoonful of dried herbs when cooking to add flavour & a shed load of fresh herbs at the end as a garnish? It appears that everyone on the telly has to shove in great handfuls of fresh herbs right at the very start – it’s nothing to do with flavour – it just makes it look exotic – TV bullshit!

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