This week’s separated family, lockdown, shared zoom dinner (it’s a thing) featured a long running family favourite and the dish I am probably most likely to be remembered for! Here’s the recipe and the story behind it.
Aubergines and the pleasure of not pleasing anyone
Eating more veggies for purely selfish reasons this January!
Chips and Pepper Sauce
Exploring the roots of my enduring love for chips and pepper sauce with a bit of nostalgia for my student days in St Andrews.
Toad in the Hole
A celebration of Toad in the Hole and the fail-safe recipe my Mum taught me for making Yorkshire Pudding.
In Praise of Spag Bol
Sometimes the simplest family meals hold the most memories. This post explores my family history with the mighty Spag Bol, praises the importance of teaching your children to help in the kitchen and includes a leftovers 'recipe' for cheats lasagne.
For the Love of Cake
Why I love baking, eating and sometimes sharing cakes. Especially if I am feeling sad and in need of some nostalgic comfort eating.
Cooking in a Global Kitchen
Eating my way through the world, one country at a time. How living and working abroad has shaped my world view and the food I cook and eat (specifically my enduring love of fajitas!)
Something for the Weekend – in praise of breakfast in bed
Are you a breakfast in bed person? What are your family morning rituals and how can you keep them going to start the day together even if you are living apart? Try my granola recipe for an easy weekend breakfast treat.