recipes from the Custom Food Lab kitchen

Next Level Pickling

A good chutney is the food of the gods. It can transform anything into a feast. If all you’ve got in the fridge is an old bit of cheddar, throw in a chutney and you’ve got a cheese board. If you’ve been pickling onions too, you’re halfway to a ploughman’s, which means you’re basically having

Nettle Crisps with Miso Mayo

Pre-heat oven to 150 degrees centigrade. Pick nettles on their stalks (try to get them young when the stalks are still delicate but the leaves are not too tiny) Wash the nettles and pat dry Lay on a baking tray (don’t pile them up too much) and douse fairly liberally with good quality sesame oil,