Category Archive: In the kitchen

Upsidedown plum cake

Get your baking apron on and whip up this delicious delight for the weekend. Very easy for the non-bakers and guaranteed to impress. The plums give a gorgeous colour and slightly tart taste, serve… Continue reading

Pear and almond cake

So they say it’s now autumn. I feel a little ripped off on the seasons front in the UK. I think we really only get two. Spring and winter. There is no in-between, we certainly… Continue reading

Rhubarb and ginger crumble slice

Sometimes only baking will do. Today is one of those days. It’s nearly the end of June in London yet the wind is ferociously banging at my windows and the rain is teeming… Continue reading

Green bean salad with seared sesame tuna

I have really outdone myself with this one. A salad packed with green goodness and topped with lightly seared sesame tuna. Quick and easy to whip up it’s perfect anytime. I have adapted… Continue reading

Something for the weekend

Forget dirty Dominos, there is nothing tastier than homemade pizza. It may take a little longer than picking up the phone but the results are well worth it and you can get a… Continue reading

Lemony lentil spaghetti

I can almost smell summer….okay I am just really sick of eating soup and I have started craving salads and deliciously light food and I figure if I just start eating like the… Continue reading

Fish Laksa

This is a deliciously aromatic noodle soup which is full of fresh flavours and really quick and easy to whip up.

Chicken, sweetcorn and chilli soup

Quick, easy and cheap to make this soup will warm you up on a winter’s evening and is packed with flavour and an added chilli kick. The dill and lemon make it really… Continue reading

Scotch Eggs

Everyone loves a good Scotch egg at the pub. Well they certainly do in London anyway. Never afraid of a challenge I decided I was going to give this British tradition a good… Continue reading

Cauliflower and coriander soup

The humble cauliflower is rapidly becoming the forgotten vegetable. It is as diverse as the potato yet it keeps being left out of the shopping basket. Come on people take a cauli home today!