Almond + Smoked Salt Blondies

These blondies are somewhat bottle blonde. Though they don’t have the cocoa or hefty amount of chocolate that a brownie would (which makes them a blondie), I do use muscovado sugar, which turns them a deep dark...

Posted: 16.10.17 0 Comments

Quick Squash Piadinas

If you haven’t come across them before, piadinas are filled Italian flatbreads. These are filled with squash, black olives, chilli and white beans, which add creaminess and substance, and I make a quick basil and...

Posted: 03.10.17 0 Comments

Seven Suppers for Meat Free Week

All my friends, whether or not they are vegetarian, want to eat more simple, seasonal, vegetable-led food. As the number of vegetarians in the UK slowly creeps up, the number of people reducing the amount of meat in...

Posted: 18.09.17 1 Comments

Ten Questions with Fertility Expert Emma Cannon + A Summer Soup

Emma Cannon is a fertility and women’s health expert, but her message and reach extend far beyond the medical. She believes in more than the literal meaning of fertility, and she extends this concept into the whole of...

Posted: 02.08.17 1 Comments

FIVE HIGH SUMMER FRUIT IDEAS

With the sun - perhaps not lately here but on European shores - comes a summer glut of fruits. When there is too much to pile into my breakfast bowl or eat after supper with a yoghurt and honey drizzle, I look to other...

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Lunch with Stanley Tucci: Californian Barley Bowl

A few months back, I was lucky enough to have lunch with the frankly amazing Stanley Tucci. You will know him as an incredible actor and director but as I learnt over lunch and some very early and very delicious wine...

Posted: 03.07.17 3 Comments

Top Ten Breakfast Recipes

Breakfast is undoubtedly the meal I think about most, from Almond Milk French toast to bright bowls of fruited cereal, what I eat first thing is my way of setting my intention or the day, a moment of relative calm...

Posted: 18.05.17 0 Comments

Ten Questions with Rosie Birkett + 2 Spring Recipes

Rosie Birkett - you couldn't meet a nicer person. Full of fun, good energy and weird facts about food that I find fascinating. Her books A Lot on Her Plate and East London Food are both well-used and often pulled off...

Posted: 15.05.17 0 Comments

Dosa-spiced Potato Cakes with Quick Cucumber Pickle

A couple of weeks ago one of my food heroes, Sheila Dillon, came to interview me for one of my favourite radio shows: Radio 4's Food Programme. I am so used to Sheila's gentle tone filling my kitchen that it was quite...

Posted: 20.04.17 5 Comments

Persian Pea + Herb Little Bakes with Beetroot Labneh

Last week I hosted the most incredible brunch at Harrods to celebrate my range in the food halls rolling through to spring. It was a dream morning - many of my favourite people, a real feast, and an absolutely...

Posted: 04.04.17 5 Comments