If you go down to the woods today

If you go down to the woods today

Don’t be surprised if you find a chef bent double searching the undergrowth, it’s fungi season for Jonny Nicholson, Chef-Proprietor of The Sail Loft in Southwold

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Very berry nice

Very berry nice

Wimbledon might be over for another year but this long heatwave is keeping strawberries centre-stage for Jonny Nicholson, Chef-Proprietor of The Bell At Sax’ at the height of the soft fruit season

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Beef it up BBQ-style

Beef it up BBQ-style

Grilling outdoors and eating al fresco with friends means happy days for Jonny Nicholson, chef-owner of The Sail Loft in Southwold

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Bring me my spear

Bring me my spear

Not quite burning gold but purple sprouting broccoli is edible treasure for Jonny Nicholson, Chef – Proprietor of The Sail Loft in Southwold

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Nothing quiche like it

Nothing quiche like it   

Late summer lunches need to flex to the weather and be versatile hot or cold dishes for Jonny Nicholson, Chef-Proprietor of The Bell At Sax’

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Quick and easy fish

Local fresh seafood makes a speedy weekday supper for Jonathan Nicholson, chef-owner of The Sail Loft in Southwold

I love fish in all its glory like most of the nation, it really is the ultimate in fast food. Come summer sitting outside with some simply-cooked shellfish with mayo and a squeeze of lemon is bliss as is a seafood barbecue, that unique smell of burnt shells adding to the occasion.

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Showstopping risotto!

A cookery demo appearance at The Suffolk Show for Jonathan Nicholson, chef-owner of The Sail Loft in Southwold calls for a lovely spring risotto of mussels and greens

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Sunny Suppers

Cooking in a heatwave, Jonathan Nicholson, chef-owner of The Sail Loft in Southwold is drawn to simple, fast recipes.

Just like most of the nation on your typical summer afternoon, I love firing up the barbecue and sharing smoke signals with the neighbours. That whole al fresco vibe is so appealing, relaxing with a glass or two of something chilled, chatting, sunbathing and leisurely char-grilling steaks and seafood when the mood takes you, as a lazy afternoon becomes late evening, that is a blissful time with friends and family.

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