A cook, food writer and creative event producer, Dominic Franks is the mastermind behind British food blog, Belleau Kitchen. Featuring everything from Spatchcock Chicken with Apple Jelly and Honey Marinade, to Vegetarian Sausage, Mushroom and Stuffing Wellington, these recipes highlight the best in local and seasonal ingredients.
Describe your cooking style in three words: Rustic. Seasonal. Local.
What’s your signature dish? Chicken thighs.
What do you think is the most underrated ingredient? Chicken thighs.
What’s the best cooking advice you’ve ever received? "Don’t try and be too neat and tidy, sometimes mess looks better." — Eric Lanlard
If you could share a meal with anyone in history who would it be? I’d have loved to sit down with Keith Floyd and have a proper natter about food. He looks like the kind of person who really enjoys a good meal from start to finish with no pretensions.
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