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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

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...

Sushi with my Family

Japanese food is an art form and even though I'd say I'm pretty good at making sushi, I am by no means a master. Sushi masters take 5 to 10 years to earn that title. Fresh sushi and sashimi are all about quality ingredients. You need the best fresh fish, the best rice...

Smoked Aubergine Salad

This is a healthy salad that is great as a mezze side dish. Smoky, lemony and full of flavour. This would be perfect with a nice grilled piece of fish such as Sea bass or Sea trout. Or if you are vegetarian, a mezze platter of falafel, hummus, grilled flatbread and...