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

Sausages with Green Lentils and Thyme

Keifer Derrin of food blog DonkeyFodder.com shares his recipe for a tasty treat of sausages and lentils. It has become a regular dish at Keifer’s and serves 4 people. I was never a fan of lentils when growing up, but as my taste buds have changed, lentils now play a … Continue reading

Soda Bread or Donkey Bread

Keifer Derrin of food blog DonkeyFodder.com attempts to bake soda bread but instead invents a new kind of bread – Donkey Bread. All will be explained below… I learnt something the other day, not only should I RTFM, see previous post HERE, I should also try and learn my ingredients. … Continue reading

Salmon with Lime and Thyme

Keifer Derrin of food blog DonkeyFodder.com shares his recipe for a salmon dish where the fish is cooked medium rare. If you’ve not cooked salmon like this before, you should try it. After experiencing salmon lightly cooked in Sydney, Keifer now always eats his salmon medium or rare. Whenever we … Continue reading

Stuffed Red Peppers with Vegetarian Chilli and Refried Beans

Keifer Derrin of food blog DonkeyFodder.com shares his recipe for a delicious Mexican inspired vegetarian dish. This is an extensive recipe that has four parts to it. First you need to create the vegetarian chilli, before you can stuff and cook the peppers and you need to have the beans … 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

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