Rhubarb Cordial & Tonic

Rhubarb Cordial & Tonic

This simple rhubarb cordial makes a refreshing drink when mixed with tonic water, and if you like, a cheeky shot of gin. Last weekend, I was meant to make my return to the world of hosting supper clubs. I’d found a great new venue and even had my spring menu all...
Olive Oil Oat Granola

Olive Oil Oat Granola

A simple granola made from jumbo oats, olive oil and maple syrup. A versatile base recipe allowing you to get creative with your extras. Does the world really need yet another granola recipe?  I mean, I wouldn’t be surprised if every single recipe blog in the...
Pea Risotto with Wild Garlic ⁣

Pea Risotto with Wild Garlic ⁣

Pea risotto with wild garlic, making the most of a box of risotto rice and a bag of frozen peas when not much else is available. Hello, how is everyone doing? I’m not going to use this space to talk about the current Coronavirus pandemic, as so much has been...
Fennel, Orange and Olives with Harissa

Fennel, Orange and Olives with Harissa

This salad of fennel, orange and olives with harissa packs a punch with its chilli dressing. It can be eaten as a side dish to fish or sprinkled with feta and served with bread and houmous for a lighter main.  This simple fennel, orange and olive salad recipe is...
Kumquat Salsa with Baked Whole Red Mullet

Kumquat Salsa with Baked Whole Red Mullet

Inspired by one my recent retreat chef trips to Southern Portugal I’ve recreated one of my favourite recent recipes; Kumquat Salsa with Baked Whole Red Mullet.  I’ve been incredibly lucky to spend much of the last month working in Portugal, a country that until...
My Top Ten Winter Recipes

My Top Ten Winter Recipes

Back in the autumn I started a new tradition of pulling together my favourite recipes from the season in one easy to read blog post. So, here I am again with my ‘top ten winter recipes’. I forget, I think, just how many recipes I’ve created over the...
Romanesco, Beluga Lentil and Rainbow Carrot Salad

Romanesco, Beluga Lentil and Rainbow Carrot Salad

A bright and colourful romanesco salad with beluga lentil and rainbow carrots, is just what I need to start off 2019 with a vegetable loaded bang. Happy new year one and all.  I thought I’d start off 2019 like I mean to go on and fill it with fruit and...
Pear, Almond & Kale Smoothie

Pear, Almond & Kale Smoothie

This meal in a glass pear almond kale smoothie is a great way of using up any leftover greens and ticks off a portion of veggies before 9am!  Yes, yes, I know it’s December and I’m meant to be blogging Christmas recipes, but ya know this is my 7th year of...
Froothie Optimum 9400 2nd Generation Blender

Froothie Optimum 9400 2nd Generation Blender

A review of the new Froothie Optimum 9400 2nd Generation Blender I was first introduced to the Froothie brand and in particular their blenders, when I was approached to become a brand ambassador for them three years ago. Having used professional blenders during my...
Chickpea, Spinach & Paneer Chaat Bowl

Chickpea, Spinach & Paneer Chaat Bowl

This flavourful chickpea, spinach and paneer chaat bowl, Inspired by Indian street food flavours, is quick and simple to make thanks to the addition of frozen Birds Eye* Chickpea and Spinach Mix with lentils and cauliflower.  *sponsored by Birds Eye Crispy, crunchy,...
Butternut Squash Dip

Butternut Squash Dip

This rich and creamy butternut squash dip is a wonderful way of making the most of autumn’s squash. It’s a bit like hummus, but without the chickpeas. Autumn is a wonderful time for squash, and there are so many ways to make the most of its creamy texture....
My Top Ten Autumn Recipes

My Top Ten Autumn Recipes

The next edition of my supper club, ‘The seasonal suppers’ is just around the corner, and while I focus on testing my autumn recipes, sourcing the best quality produce and managing ticket sales I have been banned from creating new recipes for the blog. I...