Seasonal Produce ~ April

Looking like spring is finally here, & the seasonal produce list is filling out nicely. With the added interest in foraging & wild foods, the decision has been taken now to add a wild food section (but unfortunately this won’t be appearing on the printable PDF) to the seasonal produce list. Wild garlic continues to … Continue reading

Seasonal Produce ~ March

So with the first signs of spring comes the excitement in the kitchens, foraging for wild produce will reap more and varied treasures from the hedgerows from now on. Many chefs on the social networking sites have expressed their desire for the new season produce to come through, including Simon Rogan of L’Enclume in Cumbria. … Continue reading

Seasonal Produce ~ February

With February it’s a real transitional month coming out of winter and the nights start to get shorter. The Rhubarb season is in full flow and the root vegetables will soon start to be giving way to the early spring crops. Here is this month’s produce list, with as ever, the printable PDF at the … Continue reading

Cliff House Hotel, The Cookbook, Martijn Kajuiter ~ A Book Review

For those of you that follow the blog on Twitter you will be aware that we were sent a copy of Martijn Kajuiter’s book by the man himself a few weeks ago. Now as the book isn’t available in the UK yet (Amazon.co.uk list a UK publishing date as 3rd February 2011), we felt that … Continue reading

Our Review of 2010 & the landmark 100th post.

Well, here it is, our 100th post on the Chef Hermes blog. After spotting a niche in the blogosphere on the 21st February 2010 the first post emerged. To say that month’s figures were disappointing is a mild understatement, at the end of the month the blog had just 30 page views (not including us … Continue reading