If you’re trialling veganuary you better look away now. Whilst even I have to admit that the predictable Christmas fare of cheese, paté, rich fruit cake and heavy roast dinners does get a teeny bit too much, I have faaaaar too many foodie delights to use up at the beginning of the year to make… Continue reading January mince pie fridge cake.
My favourite cuisine changes as often as Radio 4 mentions the word Brexit. One day I’m dreaming of the musky, heady flavours of the Middle East, the next I’m craving the zesty freshness of fragrant Thai dishes. Last week I had a thing for Scandinavian flavours (creamy meatballs, sooooo good), whereas this week I’m all… Continue reading Apple pie baklava
Unlike many foodies of similarly frugal inclination, I am not particularly green fingered. Our meagre veg patch doesn’t actually host any vegetables, but contains a few strawberry plants (of which we harvest a few handfuls each summer), a thornless blackberry (gifted by a neighbour) and some woody herbs which are more than a little outta… Continue reading Beetroot and orange cake with cream cheese frosting
I have an admission to make. Despite avidly reading recipes, and now indeed writing them myself, I rarely ever stick to one. I call it my creative spirit. I see cooking as an artistic expression of my personality, using a recipe as a scaffold and adding original embellishments to create the very best version of… Continue reading Super duper chocolate brownies
My toddler is much like me insomuch as he gets obsessed with particular foods, For weeks he’ll devour a particular fruit or veg , then as quickly as the fixation appeared, it vanishes. This week his penchant seems to be for apples (he would eat at least three a day if I permitted). Last month it… Continue reading Banana crumble loaf