MY SUPER SIMPLE CHERRY CAKE

I have my whole family over for dinner tomorrow evening ahead of my big sister’s wedding on Sunday and I’m determined to make a (nearly) entirely make-ahead menu so that I can relax and have fun with everyone. With it being … Continue reading

HEALTHY HOMEMADE GRANOLA

It has recently dawned on me that my lazy Saturdays are soon to be compromised by a little thing called motherhood.  To slowly ease myself into this transition I’ve decided to start my weekends by doing something marginally more productive … Continue reading

VENEZIANA ORZO PASTA SALAD

As a food blogger (yes, I do use that term loosely seeing as it’s been a wee while since I last wrote – more on that later) I know I’m supposed to say that I only frequent little-local-artisan-hole-in-the-wall-hidden-gems but you … Continue reading

SALTED PEANUT BRITTLE WITH DARK CHOCOLATE

This year – along with the rest of the country – I was completely and unashamedly gripped by the Great British Bake Off.  I spent the summer wondering if anyone other than Richard would win star baker, worrying whether Martha … Continue reading

THE BEST ROAST POTATOES WITH ANCHOVIES, GARLIC & PARSLEY

Over the weekend I ventured out to one of Ottolenghi’s restaurants, NOPI, for some pretty momentous grub.  There is a lot to say about NOPI – the beautiful rose marble and brass finishes, floor-to-ceiling faceted mirrored toilets, oh and did … Continue reading

ALMOND BUTTER BISCUITS WITH SEA SALT

I don’t know why but there’s always been something about the Gwyneth Paltrow/Goop empire that I’ve found a touch off-putting. Maybe it’s the intimidatingly flawless blonde babe staring up at me when I flick through her book or perhaps it’s all … Continue reading

SHAVED FENNEL, RADISH AND ISRAELI COUSCOUS SALAD WITH SWEET CRANBERRIES

Fennel is one of those marmite foods like goat’s cheese, coriander and – well marmite itself – that truly polarises opinion.  But, I for one, love it and that’s mostly down to a couple of really clever Ottolenghi dishes – … Continue reading