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I’m Paul, I’ve been a professional and private Superyacht chef for over 20 years. My wife Claire and I live in Sheffield, England. Favourite things include my family, travel & chocolate. Learn more

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Whisky Cappuccino

This is another classic dish from Nobu. The famous whisky Cappuccino. If you have not had the pleasure of trying this dessert, you are in for a treat. There are 4 parts to this dessert, the coffee creme brulee, the chocolate & coffee biscuit, vanilla ice cream and...

Bread & Butter Pudding

Here's a beautiful family style Bread & Butter pudding I made at work recently, an English classic dessert. My mum and Nan have been asking for months since lockdown to make them one, sorry, it's coming soon. 🙂 This great Bread & Butter pudding recipe will...

Yellowtail Sashimi with a Kimchee Dressing

Sashimi is an art form and only the best quality and freshest fish should be used. This dish is light, refreshing and tasty. The Kimchee dressing gives the yellowtail/hamachi, a nice sour, spicy and citrus kick. Above is a fillet of yellowtail/Hamachi. Not to be...

BBQ Beef Ribs

If you love beef, you will love these BBQ beef ribs. A real crowd-pleaser. Above is bite-sized portions served on the bone as decoration. Great if you are doing an Asian night with multiple dishes. The secret to these soft succulent BBQ beef ribs is the slow cooking...

Goat Cheese Fritters

Goats Cheese fritters with sweet red onion marmalade and dill yoghurt. Delicious, crunchy and creamy, these fritters are great for a canape or sexy starter. Simply mix the goat's cheese with the other ingredients in a bowl. Roll the goat's cheese mixture into small...

Chicken Tikka Masala

The best Chicken Tikka masala recipe. The secret is marinating your chicken for as long as possible. Overnight will produce great flavours for the chicken tikka. You can also make the masala sauce the day before for amazing results. Everyone knows that a curry always...

Peshwari Naan

If you've not had Peshwari naan before, it's a surprisingly delicious addition to a normal naan, it's sweet, nutty and the coconut gives it a unique taste. Fantastic served with my Chicken Tikka Masala recipe. I personally love coconut so once I tried this Peshwari...

Easy Smooth Hummus

5-minute hummus, so simple and super quick to make. Who doesn't like some creamy smooth hummus with some nachos or grilled flatbread as a mezze starter? Great with my best Tabbouleh salad or Spicy beef samosas. A simple blend of chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice, garlic,...

Spicy Beef Samosas

Spicy and crispy beef samosas are delicious with sweet chilli sauce or for a mezze lunch with grilled flatbread and hummus. The spicy beef filling with cumin, coriander, chilli, garlic and pine nuts make these little morsels an absolute delight. You can make the the...

Yakitori Grilled Baby Chicken

Baby grilled yakitori chicken is so delicious. Succulent and super tasty with the yakitori glaze. Serve with steamed jasmine rice and grilled asparagus. Have a little extra yakitori sauce to drizzle more over the chicken and rice. The Yakitori sauce recipe is the real...