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 […]
Brunch, breakfast/lunch or just another way of saying a long, relaxed and perhaps even boozy meal! But not a lunch, essentially it’s a mix between both. Freshly squeezed juice, Mimosa or a classy glass of prosecco to wash delicious food down…. What is your ideal brunch- sweet or savoury or both? I always want it […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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!