ROASTED GRAPE & CHEESE CROSTINI

There is little in life that I like more than a good ole cheese board paired with a side of fruit.  So whilst plotting my next SOTH experiment, I decided to channel this obsession into working on a recipe to … 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

MISO SWEET POTATO & AUBERGINE WITH STICKY COCONUT RICE

As a child of the Wagamama generation, there was a time when vegetable katsu curry was my everything.  I would frequent my local restaurant like nobody’s business and scoff when the waiter would dutifully ask if this was my first … Continue reading

AVOCADO HOUMOUS WITH SPELT FLATBREADS

I don’t know if it’s possible for a fruit or vegetable to be a part of the zeitgeist but if so then I think it’s safe to say that Avocado is having a bit of a moment. An ingredient once reserved … Continue reading

BLUEBERRY GALETTE

In the interest of full disclosure I should tell you that I didn’t know what a galette was until I happened across the recipe for one on smittenkitchen.com and subsequently had a go at making one myself (click here to see the … 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

ROAST CAULIFLOWER SOUP WITH POMEGRANATE & ZA’ATAR

If you read my post a couple of weeks ago about my parent’s culinary capabilities (or lack thereof) you’ll know that during my formative years, cauliflower was eaten in one of two ways at my home: i) Dad would (over)boil … Continue reading