Christmas Gift Guide for Food Lovers

If you’re trying to work out what to buy this as gifts this Christmas, here are a few ideas. All of them are things I love eating and using in my kitchen, and none of these mentions have been sponsored, they are all...

Posted: 26.11.18 0 Comments

Top Ten Vegetarian Christmas Recipes Part II

Three years ago, I wrote a post with my Top Ten Christmas Recipes, and it is still the most popular article on my website by a country mile. So here's an update, with another ten favourites that have joined our...

Posted: 12.11.18 3 Comments

Narroway Studio

For years now I have been craving a home for what I do, the the food I make, for the things I love and to champion the people I love and respect. While I love being in my home and my kitchen and being present at home...

Posted: 06.11.18 0 Comments

Chestnut + Ricotta Pancakes with Quick Clementine Jam

If your house is anything like mine, the fruit bowl heaves with clementines. I can’t get enough of them. This quick compote is a good way to use any lingerers. I add a pinch of saffron for its sunshine colour and...

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Squash + Chestnut Roast

This is more than a nut roast. I use roasted squash, seeds, pistachios and chestnuts to make the base of this tart, which is topped with baked ricotta and chilli-spiked greens. Vegans can use silken tofu in this squash...

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Vanilla + Lime Mulled Wine

This is as delicious as it is offbeat. You make a quick syrup infusion to ensure you get as much flavour as possible out of the spices and aromatics, then add the rest of the wine and warm through so that all the...

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Top Ten Vegetarian Christmas Recipes (Part I)

When I became vegetarian, most of my family quickly followed suit. Brother, sister, mum and boyfriend all made the transition within months of each other, meaning we had to start some new Christmas traditions of our...

Posted: 01.11.18 12 Comments

Whole Roasted Squash

Roast squash is something that I have returned to after a few
 years of avoiding it. Along with the other vegetarian stalwarts of mushroom risotto and stuffed peppers, there was a time when roast squash was the...

Posted: 31.10.18 3 Comments

Celebratory Celeriac + Sweet Garlic Pie

This has been my Christmas centrepiece for the last couple of years. It is everything I want in a pie: a Cheddar and winter herb flaky pastry; a creamy filling, sweet with balsamic garlic and roasted celeriac; and a...

Posted: 30.10.18 5 Comments

Observer Food Monthly Cookbook of the Year Award 2018

I am so very excited to say that last night my book ‘The Modern Cook's Year’ won the best cookbook award for 2018 at the Observer Food Monthly awards. In the food world this is kind of like winning best actor. I...

Posted: 19.10.18 11 Comments