Weather Changing Taste buds

Summer Casserole od White Pea Bean and Aubergine

It wouldn’t be a British Summer without a bit of humidity setting off the light rain. With the air so warm and the dull outlook I’ve been trying to get ideas to cater for my weather changing taste buds…. I want fresh and colourful but with a warming comfort. Not too heavy yet not too light. My […]

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Ingredient of the month

It’s all about the aubergine this month! I love the deep rich colour and it can be cooked and presented in so many ways. Definitely not as boring as I used to think. As children we all at some point had these thoughts:

The Aubergine – slimey, wet, dull and bland/tasteless…..

I’m hoping I can change your mind if you haven’t already!

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Night out at MNKY HSE

MNKY HSE Mayfair London

Last week I visited MNKY HSE, a fairly new restaurant over in Green Park. I’ve been wanting to go for a while and I was happy I made time for it. A glamorously fun place with its low lit dining area, the fabulous South American tapas and the general buzz even on a week night. […]

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Feeding the students!

The ultimate party food barbeque chilli chicken wings

Life is crazy at the moment as I prepare for my youngest son leaving for Chile in two weeks. This weekend I threw him a leaving party at home, the weather was perfect for it! Catering for children is a task in itself but catering for students is another story. I’m sure they would have […]

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Childhood Favourites

Gujarati Spring Onion Pura

Everyone has them, everyone pines after them and they offer that warm comfort – My indian childhood favourite foods. I was thinking about them this week as Mum had been away for a while and I missed her cooking. Cooking is something of a ‘family thing’, from my mum to my late aunt to my sister […]

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