Ginger Jar Food
Archive for September, 2010
September 29th, 2010
Some of you may have heard of GJ Nick on this blog… He’s a fellow Yorkshire-person who nows turns his hand to cooking incredibly tasty, seasonal dishes, sometimes for GJ clients. To that end he’s got together with some foodie friends to revive the proper Sunday lunch, and you are invited on Sunday 10th October at The Marie Lloyd in N11. more >
September 27th, 2010
We just got a lovely email from the client who hired us to work in the Loire this summer. The brief was to cook rural, authentic French food for 20+ people, breakfast, lunch and dinner…. more >
September 17th, 2010
Last night I was cooking for some friends and wanted a couple of simple but sensational dishes as we hadn’t seen each other for a while and I had some time on my hands. I started by creative process (darling!) at the Creaky Shed in Greenwich, a lovely, local fruit and veg shop which always stocks a few surprises (such as my beloved padron peppers.) more >
September 16th, 2010
So it was round about a year ago that I opened the doors on Ginger Jar Food. It’s been a brilliant year where we’ve fed ooo’s of you, taught many of you and provided a whole heap more of you with the means to cook for yourselves via our recipes. I take a look back over the year in this edition of our newsletter… more >
September 15th, 2010
As a caterer we’re used to having to find lactose-free, gluten-free, vegetarian or many other alternatives for our diners. But what are the rules to follow and are there any guidelines to follow when you need to come up with something at short notice? more >
September 1st, 2010
This time on Chris Can’t Cook… Yet! the boy tackles a gutsy chilli con carne with trimmings of home made cherry tomato & lime salsa and guacamole. But no kidney beans, I couldn’t persuade him that far!
September 1st, 2010
This recipe was created specifically for a Chris Can’t cook edition. It’s simple, yet amazing, with the addition of chorizo giving it an earthy, meaty boost. You can buy in your guacamole & salsa if you’re time pressed, but these little recipes for the classic chilli side dishes will only take you a few minutes.