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I’ve Lost my Mojo!

Whoever said small changes yeild large rewards wasn’t a lair. In the same way we use the acronym “KISS” (Keep It Simple Stupid). The Latest Supper was inspired by this thinking. Keep everything as simple and as easy as possible.  It should not come as a shock that peasant food all over this world conforms to the KISS thinking….

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Soup of the Day

My recent adventures in Tenerife and the wonderful time spent with Juan and Rosa keep on giving. They have inspired me to try different combinations of ingredient and new techniques. Tonight’s Latest Supper is a soup made with a butternut squash which was fairly ripe. Having removed the skin and seeds I chopped the flesh into evenly sized chunks…

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Every Juan’s A Winner!

Most holiday excursions involve some trip or other. Touring landmarks or taking a cruise around an island. What you don’t expect is a culinary master class in the local cuisine. Meet Juan Luis & Rosa Jimenez of Cook and Taste, a welcoming, passionate couple who offer not merely education but a dining experience using locally sourced produce in a…

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Here I Go Again On My Own

Sitting in seat 4F on a Thomas Cook Airbus A321 bound for Tenerife South Airport, and the song comes to mind. Although technically she’s with me – third finger left hand 🙂 The joys of chasing Winter Sun versus traveling on a shoestring budget does wonders for the nerves. A packed flight out of Bristol though comfy, at almost…

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The Last(est) Supper of 2018

Featuring my favorite meat – beef – and some usual vegetables. I found a dish online, paleron de boeuf aux olives. Basically a beef stew with olives. That translation does not give credit in any way to the tastes and aromas of this dish. Most stews have their origins with the host countries’ peasants who have to cook frugally…

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