Portable park dinners

It’s eating outside time. I suppose you could say al fresco, but I never do for the same reason I never call snacks canapés. Whatever you call it, whether it is a sandwich in the sun or dinner with 6 of the best....

Posted: 15.04.21 0 Comments

New potato tortilla with halloumi and tomato kasundi

I ate something like this at a café near where I live, then went back twice in the following weeks for the same thing, until I realised I should probably just work out how to make it myself. It was spring, so I used...

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Favourite Birthday Cakes

To me, birthdays are a reminder that a really good piece of cake is something to eat, enjoy and treasure. Here are a handful of my favourites: Almond cake with white chocolate tahini ganache (Carrot + Crumb) I rarely...

Posted: 07.04.21 1 Comments

Favourite Easter Chocolate Recipes

Chocolate is an especially important ingredient in my house - whether it's a few dark squares as an afternoon pick me up, or a bar of white chocolate for a tray of killer blondies. I always check to make the...

Posted: 30.03.21 0 Comments

One-pot orzo with beetroot, thyme & orange

This orzo cooks all in one pan to a satisfying deep purple with the spoonable feeling of a risotto. You can use any colour of beetroot you like here; I love the deep magenta of the red ones but yellow and pink work well...

Posted: 25.03.21 4 Comments

Baked dhal with tamarind-glazed sweet potato

In every book I write there is a recipe that I love a little more than the rest. I don't feel good about it. Kind of like having a favourite child, no one wants to admit it. And this is it. Turmeric, cardamom and...

Posted: 10.03.21 6 Comments

My new book One is out + Sticky sesame-baked cauliflower

One is finally out. I am feeling all the love today as my 4th book lands on doorsteps. Making a book is the work of many talents and while my name is on the cover its thanks to the love and skills of many talented...

Posted: 04.03.21 5 Comments

Four ultimate veggie sandwiches

At home, sandwiches play a big part in how we eat. Most often I make a kind of reuben sandwich, a quick maple-marinated tofu or tempeh, fried until crisp, a little thinly cut cheddar, dill pickles and chilli-spiked...

Posted: 03.02.21 1 Comments

Storecupboard favourites for lockdown

We’ve been sitting together as a family for three meals a day, which is two more than usual. Without the possibility of nipping down to the shop for a missing ingredient, we are all making do – adapting and engaging...

Posted: 27.01.21 3 Comments

Miso Roast Squash + Potatoes with Almonds and Kale

This recipe saves a lot of work, as squash, potatoes and greens can be cooked together in one tray. The chilli, miso and lemon combo is a great foil for some of the richer seasonal dishes. Serves 8 500g small...

Posted: 06.01.21 2 Comments