The Very Best Baked Potatoes

Baked potatoes are up there with my favourite foods; I love floury potatoes with sweet slow-cooked leeks, mixed with grated cheddar, wholegrain mustard, a little creme fraiche and lemon zest. And sweet potatoes spiked...

Posted: 29.10.19 5 Comments

Top Ten Vegetarian Christmas Recipes Part III

Christmas always creeps up on me. I’m never quite sure how, because talk of where we will spend it starts as soon as the summer ends. Christmas dinner has become less conventional in recent years; we are a family of...

Posted: 28.10.19 0 Comments

Five Flavourful Soups

(COVER IMAGE: NOT-CHICKEN SOUP) As the colder months finally starts to kick in, I start to crave comfort. The warmth of an evening by the fire, a hot chai after a long walk on the Hackney Downs, a new pair of woolly...

Posted: 14.10.19 1 Comments

Purple Pickled Cabbage Soup

Vibrant and delicious. Serves 6 500g red cabbage, finely shredded 2 tbsp red wine vinegar Butter or olive oil, for frying 1 large red onion, peeled and finely chopped 3 sticks of celery, finely chopped 2 apples...

Posted: 07.10.19 0 Comments

My New Book: One

I am so excited to announce my brand-new book, One. I have been working on this book for 2 years and it brings together everything I have learnt so far in my 16 years cooking for a living. Life-friendly food that has...

Posted: 30.09.19 0 Comments

Feeding Little Ones Part II: Lunch + Supper

Food has taken on a new meaning for me in the last few years. It’s an everyday miracle and this is what I try to remind myself when I am inevitably reaching for a cinnamon bun or a bar of chocolate. Even more...

Posted: 02.09.19 1 Comments

Oven baked squash risotto

Some risottos are better than others - one too many mushroom numbers put me off for a long time. But this is a crowd-pleaser, and one that I find goes down with kids. Serves 4 1 medium butternut or other squash,...

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Chard + ricotta pasta for Dylan

My little boy, Dylan, is obsessed with pasta, and this is one of his all-time favourites. SERVES 2 150g chard olive oil 1 clove of garlic, finely chopped 1 unwaxed lemon 200g spaghetti 100g ricotta whole...

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What to feed a vegetarian at a barbecue

Cooking over coals is so suited to vegetables, and almost any can be used. Undistracted by meat fat, I find the subtlety of veg allows the smoky hum of the coals to come even more alive. Favourites this year have...

Posted: 13.08.19 2 Comments

Cherry + Almond Breakfast Smoothie

For the few weeks cherries are at their best I eat them all day long. Straight from the paper bag on the way home from the shops, baked into cakes and brownies, to top pancakes or laid over a bowl of ice for a quick...

Posted: 06.08.19 0 Comments