It was a very early October morning when I left the comfort of Belleau Cottage and set off in the twilight to visit the hard working men at Russell Smokehouse in Grimsby. As the sun began its slow stretch up from its slumber and the sky began to lighten I realised that I was as giddy as a schoolboy at the prospect of the visit… you see, I simply love smoked fish!
Until quite recently, I thought all crisps were, well, just crisps – you know, the savoury snack in little packets and, of course, made from potatoes, what else?
Samphire is a seasonal treat which now appears on the finest menus.
A career as a hotel consultant and executive chef leaves Steven Bennett with very little free time on his hands but his love of food and the catering industry began with his family.