Brawn/brɔːn/noun meat from a pig's or calf's head that is cooked and pressed in a pot with jelly. This is a dish that I have made several times in the past. It is a dish of simplicity, respect and appreciation but still in a time old fashion sense. A bit laborious for the yeald and… Continue reading Brain over Brawn
This salmon dish a relative of a dish I used to have on a menu years ago. Consisting of basic ingredients kept simple to produce a fresh, healthy dish. The coriander seeds bring citrus notes to the sauce rather than fresh coriander which can be like punch to the face to some (I do like… Continue reading Lets cook! – Roasted Salmon
In most households growing up, you had two options for dinner: take it or leave it, but in our household there was sometimes more than two options. I can only speak for myself here by admitting not only was I a spoiled little meban but when it came to food, I was a living nightmare.… Continue reading Trip down memory lane
Here on the island, we have very traditional culture, especially when it come to our food. With our crofting way of life we have produced our own food for centuries, ensuring fresh food from croft to table. Lamb is the most common produce when it comes to the crofting community and one of the most… Continue reading Mary had a little lamb…
1st of January rolls around and everyone is full of resolutions and changes their going to make throughout the year. They vary from "I'm going to stop smoking this year" and "This year I'm going on a diet, I'm going to eat healthily" and so forth. Did you know that the 12th of January is… Continue reading How’s your New Years resolution going?
So, I feel like I should introduce myself. For those who don't know who I am, I'm Allan and I've been cooking in kitchens both on land and at sea for almost 20 years. The idea behind this blog The Niseach Chef is to share the little knowledge I have on cooking and help inspire… Continue reading Back to basics