The Dish

Articles
Texas Style BBQ Pork Recipe

Texas Style BBQ Pork Recipe

Rusty Irons, the owner of our first holiday rental in Austin may be a petite woman, but her personality is a big as the state of Texas. Rusty is also a passionate supporter of local produce and a cook who makes a mean Texas style BBQ pork....
Bigoli con Salsa Recipe

Bigoli con Salsa Recipe

There are many dishes in Venice that I could have made for our series on ‘the dish’, the quintessential plate of a place. Sarde in soar (a type of marinated ‘sweet and sour’ sardines) and spaghetti con vongole (spaghetti with clams) are just a couple...
Spaghetti con Vongole e Bottarga Recipe

Spaghetti con Vongole e Bottarga Recipe

What kind of fool decides to contribute to a dinner in Teulada, Sardinia, by making his version of the favourite local pasta dish in Teulada, Sardinia? The same one that made a classic cassoulet for a born and bred Toulouse local in France. I figure...
A Cote de Boeuf Recipe Courtesy of Chef Pierre Gagnaire

A Cote de Boeuf Recipe Courtesy of Chef Pierre Gagnaire

A Cote de Boeuf recipe – or more correctly, Côte de Bœuf recipe – from superstar French Chef Pierre Gagnaire became one of our most memorable souvenirs of our stay in Paris but when we posted it to our site we could never have known it would become one...
Afternoon Chocolate Delight Recipe, a Traditional Catalan Treat

Afternoon Chocolate Delight Recipe, a Traditional Catalan Treat

This afternoon chocolate delight recipe from one of Barcelona‘s best chefs is based upon a traditional after-school treat his grandma made that inspired one of the contemporary creations Chef Jordi Artal serves at his restaurant. An Afternoon Chocolate Delight Recipe, a Traditional Catalan Treat One of our most...
A Rabo de Toro Oxtail Stew Recipe

A Rabo de Toro Oxtail Stew Recipe

Over the past couple of years I’ve developed an obsession with what different cultures do with cheap cuts of meat. The stewing, the braising and simple slow-cooking of often tough, sinewy or bony meats that people originally ate out of financial necessity is fascinating. This oxtail stew...
Moroccan Lamb Tagine with Prunes and Almonds Recipe

Moroccan Lamb Tagine with Prunes and Almonds Recipe

Moroccan tagine is essentially a slow-cooked stew made from meat, generally lamb or chicken, but can contain anything from duck to fish. Here is my favourite tagine recipe, Moroccan lamb tagine with Prunes and Almonds, which I learnt to make in Marrakech, Morocco. Moroccan Lamb Tagine...
Deconstructing The Dish: Cooking the Quintessential Plates of Places

Deconstructing The Dish: Cooking the Quintessential Plates of Places

One of the goals of our yearlong grand tour of the world, in which we’ll focus on slow, local and experiential travel, will be to gather knowledge and experiences — an essential ingredient of the traditional grand tour. My focus will be culinary and learning about local cuisines...