Thai yellow BBQ chicken

Thai yellow BBQ chicken

Like many Brits the weather has been a hot topic over the last few weeks or should I say a sub zero . Battling the wind, rain and grey dull days in the middle of may has not been fun. With the need for sunshine, a taste of the exotic, the Boyfriend & I decide … Continue reading

Puttenesca for a Very Hungry Cricketer

Puttenesca for a Very Hungry Cricketer

Conundrum! You have taken nothing out of the freezer, the fridge looks disorganised and dishevelled with little promise of a tasty dinner. Half a jar of olives, a smidge of red wine that has been opened a week, a jar of chilli flakes and some lonely looking cherry tomatos. All this and an impending deadline, … Continue reading

Food is Critical

Food is Critical

Who is your toughest critic – your family, friends, work colleagues or yourself? Well mine is a very independent, articulate three year old named Daisy. The Daisy test was discovered last summer when I cook a family meal for Abi and Jordon, two intrepid travelers who were due to embark on a cycle trip around … Continue reading

The Little Paris Kitchen- I love Rachel Khoo

The Little Paris Kitchen- I love Rachel Khoo

Is anyone else having a complete love affair with Rachel Khoo? I never really had to much interest  in french cookery and was under-enamored with Paris when visited in the late nineties (I know I’m a philistine). However Rachel Khoo has invigorated my interest and desire to cook Parisian food. Although it is evident that … Continue reading

Spiced Raspberry Cake- Easter Treat

Spiced Raspberry Cake- Easter Treat

I love Bank Holiday weekends and I love Easter in-particular. It’s not the chocolate or even the extended time off work but the opportunity to get together with friends & family. Easter is different from other bank holidays, Easter it seems is a real celebration of all things new. It is the break that we’ve … Continue reading