Easter this year was a very casual affair. No big family lunch, no big egg hunt, no roast lamb… Just the Mr. & I in our lovely little central London flat, a little bunch of white daisies, a couple of Hot Cross buns for brekkie, and the simplest, most spring-y of gnocchi dishes for lunch.
Pasta is my happy food. I make it when I’ve had a terrible day, when the weather lets me down, when there’s nothing left in the fridge, when I’m simply too tired to think about what to eat (…)
The best recipes are almost always circonstancial. Whether it’s a trip to the farmer’s market, a recent visit to a new favourite restaurant or simply a massive fridge forage, those lightbulb moments are what inspire me most in the kitchen.
You can’t beat a classic. Especially when it’s one as delicious and simply perfect as Caprese salad. Fresh tomatoes, soft, melty mozzarella, lifted up by peppery basil and fragrant olive oil … How could it possibly get any better? The answer is, by putting a very simple twist on it! Keep the tomatoes, add some crispy […]
Isn’t it funny how some people stay in your life for a very small amount of time, yet parts of them will stay with you forever?Now, I know that’s a rather philosophical way to start a recipe blog post.
I don’t know about you, but all those pictures of steaming pots (and the so-very-Spring-appropriate weather we’ve been having lately) had me craving it. There’s nothing quite a comforting as a warm bowl of soup (especially if you’ve had a manic day at work) and after our recent visit to Manchester’s brilliant Soup Kitchen, I simply couldn’t get their excellent tomato & paprika soup off my mind.
London seems to have forgotten how to Summer this year. Sure, they were a few heatwave-type days, but those were a while back, and since then, it’s been mostly dark clouds and rain and wind. Since the weather has been failing me, I had to turn to some other methods to get my daily dose […]