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Cooking with Bob, Dinner at Great Queen Street,

Cooking with Bob So on Wednesday last week, we welcomed Bob into the stewed! fold.  Bob won the stewed! competition to design a British stew perfect for next winter (fast approaching).  He created a beef in ale, full of tasty root veg and we've been working together to create a clever twist.  I can't reveal…
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Tree-Athlon, Manchester, Fernandez and Wells

A quick post this week.... The past week has been a busy one.  Last weekend, as you know, I ran the Tree-Athlon in London, a 5k run for Trees for Cities, the charity that focuses on the importance of trees in cities and the benefit they give us as human beings.   They also plant…
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Trees for Cities Tree-Athlon, Manakesh picture, kleftiko

Trees for Cities Today was the Trees for Cities, Tree-Athlon in Battersea Park.  stewed! was sponsoring the event with a few of its stews - for 400 people mind you!  It all went down well and I managed to do the 5k run in under 20 minutes (I was very pleased with that!) and raised…
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Sourdough diaries zero +48 hours

So a distinct whiff of sourness escaped the kilner jar this morning when I removed the film protecting my special mix of mashed spuds, water and strong flour.... According to my instructions, it still needed more resting to develop the micro-organisms further. It was time for a feed though, so in went about 75ml of…
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