Catalan’s Flavours

Barcelona a city of art, culture and Mediterranean food. Cosmopolitan like many of Europe’s cities but it was surprising how much the locals way of life is a breath of fresh air. There were 2 main reasons why I was so excited to revisit the capital city of the Catalan community ‘Barcelona’ firstly to see and kick […]

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Diwali Feast

The festival of light! Traditional ceremonies, celebrations, colourful outfits, family feasts, rangoli and lots of light. One of my favourite times of year that I always look forward to. This year I hosted for all the family and it was just like I remember from when I was a child. My dad was a very […]

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Ingredient of the Month

This month I’m loving tomatoes, juicy, colourful and full of flavour. Tomatoes are a basic yet understated ingredient. So many different types: salad, heirloom, vine, plum, baby, green…. everyone’s talking and writing about them but I’m actually buying them, tasting them and cooking with them this month. From farmers markets to supermarkets there are so […]

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Persian Italian Pizza- the NEW thing

Family cooking is like a ‘great expedition’ everyone wants something different, they are hungry, they need it to look good and smell good & I need to succeed.. I wanted to share my quick eats from this weekend! So on Saturday I went to a farmers market in Ealing and came back with amazing, colourful […]

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Duck Pond Foodies Market

Duck Pond Foodies Market Ruislip

It’s August and one of my main tasks for this month is to start visiting local food markets to get fresh produce and inspiration for my cooking. In between all the cooking madness this weekend I managed to take a couple of hours out to visit the Duck Pond Foodies Market on Sunday, not a […]

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Inspired by…

Summer Chaat Puri Canapes

Eat out or eat in? I love, love eating out and enjoying food being cooked for me. Don’t get me wrong I love cooking but what I also love is taking inspiration and tasting new things. Sometimes I find I cook so much I don’t actually end up fancying what I’ve cooked- for those of […]

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