My mum makes the world’s best bolognese. But even if I follow her recipe (which is rather haphazard) to the ever-varying letter, it never tastes the same. Rather than feel disappointed each time I attempt it, I’ve come up with my own version, because rain or glorious sunshine, it’s always the right season for a good … More Bolognese sauce
I have this weird relationship with food in that I love and hate it in equal measure. It’s a toxic relationship that if I were to give up on, I would die. Literally. I love the way I feel when I’m cooking or baking. I know what to do, to trust my instincts and listen … More Food, I hate that I love you.
I may be a bit late to the Modern Pantry party, but I found this good thing really was worth the wait.
There’s a new(ish) Barrio in town, and I went with my dutiful housemates to check it out. *SPOILER ALERT* It was awesome.
After receiving a lot of compliments recently surrounding my weight, I’m starting to seriously question what it’s all worth…
Hawksmoor Seven Dials is a dark, underground bunker of a bar and restaurant, buzzing with business talk, family meals and about a thousand staff.
Vegetarian lasagne is one of those incredibly hearty dishes that lends itself well to every season: it’s comforting in winter and light enough for a hot summer’s day (whenever that decides to happen) because there’s no meat. There are a million and one different ways to make it, but this one of mine has proved particularly … More Vegetarian Lasagne
Chocolate Orange Crumble Pudding is the perfect dessert for you if the two d-words you like to celebrate in January are “delicious” and “decadent” rather than “diet” and “detox”. Below is a cracking recipe I unearthed in a Marks and Spencer Chocolate recipe book, tweaked and made for a friend’s birthday. It went down an … More Chocolate Orange Crumble Pudding
According to findings made by market research company IRI published in trading magazine The Grocer, Britain’s top-selling branded supermarket products are Smirnoff vodka, Walkers crisps and Coke. It would be great if after learning this shock and horror ensued, but I very much doubt they will.
Say what you like about Nigella Lawson because whatever the press or the haters are howling, she makes the meanest Chocolate Fudge Cake around. It’s dairy-filled, decadent and completely and utterly delicious- three essential criteria when it comes to cake. Below is a slight adaptation on the recipe from her book ‘Nigella Bites’.