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KALE AND PISTACHIO PESTO
1 year ago

KALE AND PISTACHIO PESTO

It’s kale season again and here’s something that you can do with it other than juicing, making kale crisps or coronation kale.

The word ‘Pesto’ comes from the Italian word ‘pestare’ …
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Lacto-fermented Garlic
1 year ago

Lacto-fermented Garlic

There is something very satisfying about food in jars.

I visited the local market garden and discovered that they were growing garlic. I bought a fair few bulbs to …
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THE GREAT BRITISH  UN-BAKE OFF
1 year ago

THE GREAT BRITISH UN-BAKE OFF

Yesterday was the start of the Great British Bake Off.  

If you’re not in the UK, it’s an annual tradition where two very exacting bakers (Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood) …
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The Cookie Hangover
1 year ago

The Cookie Hangover

I guess we’ve all been there. That moment when, despite all of our best intentions… cue south London accent of someone I used to know… ‘the wheels fall off and …
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Chocolate hazelnut butter cookies
1 year ago

Chocolate hazelnut butter cookies

There is something addictive about a plate of cookies and they never seem to lose their charm.

An entirely practical food, they are portable, so you can add them to lunch …
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Cake-crashing in London
1 year ago

Cake-crashing in London

I think we might have started a new thing. Well at least, I hope we have.

Today we cake-crashed the office of a London client. It’s a bit like gate-crashing …
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What are you drinking?
1 year ago

What are you drinking?

It wasn’t so long ago that the answer to the question, ‘what are you drinking?’ would be a large glass of New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc or a craft gin and tonic. …
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Take 3 Chefs…and me
1 year ago

Take 3 Chefs…and me

I’ve always been a behind the scenes kind of person. In my past life working in the creative sector, I always worked in the background.

Even at parties, I’m much …
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Practice, preparation…
1 year ago

Practice, preparation…

I have a theory that it takes 10,000 hours to really master something. So I try and get the hours in whenever I can.  I’m not sure how many hours …
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Sweet and spicy dressing
1 year ago

Sweet and spicy dressing

This dressing is unfathomably good over crisp vegetables or soft seaweed noodles and also over a simple salad of broccoli and kale. Add a handful of chopped cashews or almonds …
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