About Keifer Derrin

Having worked in IT for over 20 years, Keifer Derrin quit his job to do something new. Not claiming to be a Gordon, Heston or even a Delia, Keifer’s passion for all kinds of food includes trying out new recipes whether they take 10 minutes or 8 hours to prepare. He also enjoys eating out - anything from The Ledbury to Pizza Express and even a local greasy spoon! Keifer also does voluntary work for the Food Chain, a charity that supplies food, meals & nutritional education to people who are HIV+. Check out his food blog at www.donkeyfodder.com

Three Versions of Spaghetti Bolognese

Keifer Derrin of food blog DonkeyFodder.com shares a collection of three delicious but different recipes for bolognese sauce. I was visiting some friends  a while back and when I woke up, there was a wonderful aroma permeating around the house. I dragged my tired carcass into the kitchen where my … Continue reading

Salt Cod with Chorizo and Chickpeas

The only time I eat dried food is normally when I’m having a “filthy” pot noodle or when I remember to soak some pulses, like black beans, chickpeas etc. But occasionally I use salt fish, which is also dried and something that is not very common in the UK, which … Continue reading

Spanish Chicken and Chorizo

Keifer Derrin of food blog DonkeyFodder.com shares his recipe for a favourite Spanish chicken dish flavoured with smoky chorizo. This is another of my favourite dishes that over the years has become a regular one. You can serve it with rice, bulgar wheat but I prefer cous cous. What I … Continue reading

Zesty Chicken and Root Stew

Just because I’m in Dubai where it’s hot and warm, doesn’t mean I still can’t eat those cold weather comfort foods. Recipes, like beef and rosemary casserole, beef and ale stew, Spanish chicken and chorizo are all perfect comfort foods for cold climates. But to be honest I don’t care … Continue reading

Pannacotta with Almond Crumble and Clementine

Keifer Derrin of food blog DonkeyFodder.com creates a favourite dessert of pannacotta with the delicious addition of almond crumble and clementines. I took a cookery course to make three different desserts and this is the recipe for pannacotta with almond crumble and Clementine. I am not a big fan of … Continue reading