Sean St. John

Sean St John is a freelance writer specializing in food, wine and spirits. He is particularly interested in food’s natural seasons, fresh produce and artisan producers with a real passion for their craft. He currently lives in Cornwall, UK, an area known for its seafood and farming. He is always on the lookout for new and exciting food and drink to try and buy and write about, and is currently working on Four, a British seasonal cookery book with illustrator Katt Frank. You can see more of his work at Wildwood & Shore.

Carrot, Ginger, & Cilantro Spring Rolls Eat Boutique //eatboutique.com

Carrot, Ginger, & Cilantro Spring Rolls

Posted January 12, 2016

Asian cuisine is often seen as the answer to a quick dinner. Somehow, Chinese cooking has been marketed as quick and easy, but it’s neither of these things, really. Yes, the cooking times are much shorter than Western food, but…

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Poached Earl Grey Pears with Vanilla Cream

Posted December 22, 2015

As Christmas edges closer, we all try to streamline and simplify life in the kitchen, keeping a few quick recipes up our sleeves. I look for recipes that offer the best reward for minimal effort. This poached pear is exactly…

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Spiced Carrot & Zucchini Tart

Posted September 3, 2015

Summer squashes, so different from their autumn brethren: slender, slight and unimposing, somewhat carefree with their dresses of speckled green and headdress flowers of egg-yolk orange. Their beauty is subtle: the garden aroma from freshly picked globe squashes, the kempt…

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Asian Spiced Bloody Mary

Posted August 4, 2015

Most of us have a love-hate relationship with Bloody Mary. The hate because it’s often the symbol of a night that went too far; one thinks of staggering into the kitchen to find a pitcher of thick red liquid in…

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Tea-Smoked Duck Breast and Pickled Rhubarb

Posted March 27, 2015

Food gifts run the spectrum from sweet and sugary to savory and nutritious. Sean’s Tea-Smoked Duck Breast is savory and so thoughtful, nourishing in a way that candied gifts just can’t match. Don’t forget the Pickled Rhubarb — it’s just…

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