Author Archives: Titch Wardall

About Titch Wardall

Food Me Senseless was born in Gibraltar, bred in Wiltshire. I spend my holidays travelling and working as a cook on-board boats, making me lucky enough to be able to explore the Mediterranean's many culinary treats and try out the three words I know in Italian. Loves garlic, Marmite and spice. Will never, ever agree to eating a Donna Kebab, no matter how inebriated.

Salmon En Croute healthy-style

Ah January, the detox/resolution/lose weight/exercise month. Not exactly the most thrilling start to the year, but I guess there has to be some repercussions for eating our bodyweight in stuffing and Quality Street in December. Anyway, so here is my … Continue reading

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Spelt Risotto with Wild Mushrooms, Butternut Squash, Chestnuts and Thyme

  There is something rather opulent and indulgent about this dish- despite it being incredibly easy and cheap to make- particularly if you get your ‘shrooms from a market. Unlike regular risotto the stock needn’t be added gradually- but simply … Continue reading

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Wholemeal Scones: Cheese and Sundried Tomato

Just when we were all relaxing and thinking our steamy summer was here to stay…it started raining. Bored of salads, which don’t quite taste the same with an overcast sky, savoury scones are an all-in-one lunch, requiring little to accompany … Continue reading

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Summer lunch: Tumbled Halloumi Salad

Halloumi, when grilled until it’s slighty browned, is the perfect summer cheese- it’s the smell of hot Mediterranean summers, oil popping in the pan … plus it’s lighter and less rich than goat’s cheese or feta. This isn’t a recipe … Continue reading

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Spring Chicken

lemon-roast chicken on a bed of fennel with pan-fried spring vegetables and roasted new potatoes The weather may still be determinedly wintry, but spring is on its way. Or so I tell myself as it once again starts snowing outside, … Continue reading

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Easy Seafood: Spaghetti Vongole – Gratinee Oysters – Garlicky Grilled Seafood

I recently spent a lovely weekend in La Rochelle in France with some friends, one Italian and one Frenchman.  A Saturday morning spent in the bustling fish market ended in a perfect afternoon feasting on fresh shell-fish (click here to see photos … Continue reading

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La Rochelle Fish Market, France


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Festive Gingerbread

  My weekend involved making this gingerbread to send to my lovely older sibling who is currently living far far away; they were s a labour of love to post some festive cheer her way! I used the gingerbread men … Continue reading

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Quick Fix: What I’m Eating Tonight

Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms Chop the stem off your large mushroom. Dice it into pieces and mix in a bowl, along with: 1 bacon rasher, roughly chopped a chunk of goat’s cheese, diced (or mozzarella/brie/camembert), handful of fresh herbs, chopped (parsley/basil- whatever you … Continue reading

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On a Budget

Sticky Slow-Roasted Pork Belly This weekend I decided to go for the mother of all comforting roasts: pork belly. These days, a roast can seem like an expensive treat. However, choose the right cut and you don’t have to spend much … Continue reading

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