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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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 1 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 0 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

How to choose what to eat tonight

Autumn is here: cold days and dark nights. Crispy ombre leaves under foot and cold just pinching your cheeks; scarves wrapped around necks and flip flops finally relegated. Half of me is sad to say goodbye to the heady...

Posted: 10.10.18 1 Comments

Roast Vegetable + Winter Herb Gravy

No roast dinner is the same without gravy. Serves 8 2 leeks 2 red onions 2 sticks of celery 4 carrots 2 garlic cloves in their skins 2 sprigs of rosemary, bay and thyme Salt and black pepper Olive oil 2 tbsp...

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Vanilla and blackberry drop scones

These were a Saturday favourite growing up. We used to make them with blueberries or strawberries on the top of the Aga at home, topping them with too much butter and far too much maple syrup. We’d make a triple...

Posted: 08.10.18 0 Comments