Gentleman’s Loaf

Gentleman n.  A well-mannered and considerate man with high standards of proper behaviour. Loaf n.  A shaped mass of bread baked in one piece. Gentleman’s Loaf n.  A well-baked delicious loaf of sourdough bread that will likely be devoured in one day. People think sourdough is difficult to make, but this is a really straightforward recipe although you will already knead (see what I did there…) to have a sourdough starter.  Due to the long … More Gentleman’s Loaf

Monkfish with black pudding, butternut squash puree and cabbage

This is an incredibly simple recipe which tastes and looks goooood.  Definitely one to cook if you’re looking to impress but don’t want to spend hours in the kitchen.  Monkfish is a deliciously sweet and meaty fish which is well worth spending a bit extra for.  However, if you do want to save money then cod, sea … More Monkfish with black pudding, butternut squash puree and cabbage


Hello and welcome to A Beard About Town.  A blog written by a man with a beard living in London with a passion for food, wine and beer. London has so much choice for food that it’s really hard to know where to start. That’s why I’m going to keep this blog simple and focus on … More Welcome