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

HOW TO # 3 // STEAMING AUBERGINE

Aubergine is one of those funny vegetables where the way in which it’s cooked can have such a polarising effect on its success as a dish.  Undercook aubergine and it will be squeaky, chewy and generally unpleasant, but when it’s … Continue reading

CAULIFLOWER CRUST PIZZA

It’s day 3 of 8 of Passover and I have been hit by a massive wave of matzah-fatigue; egg matzah, chocolate matzah, matzah brei, you name it – I’ve eaten it.  So, if like me, you are hankering to chow-down … Continue reading

HOW TO # 2 // BLANCHING VEGETABLES

I’ve become utterly obsessed with blanching vegetables. It used to be that my go to method for cooking was roasting anything and everything – but then, something revelatory happened. My friend Gemma brought over an Ottolenghi dish she had made … Continue reading

TOMATO, COURGETTE & CORN GALETTE

I spend an awful lot of time thinking about food, the natural extension of this being that I also spend an awful lot of time searching the internet for new and exciting recipes.  Most of this investigation focusses itself on … Continue reading

NAT’S HEN

Earlier this year, my very lovely friend Natalie asked me, along with two eager accomplices, to plan her hen.  My thoughts immediately turned to how we would cater the event – no surprises there then! My co-planners, Laura & Tash, … Continue reading