Potato, leek and mushroom pie

As the air is getting crisper and the fight against turning the central heating on has been lost there is only one thing left to do – make pie! Winter pies will warm… Continue reading

Let’s make Christmas

The lights have been turned on, shop windows are dressed with tinsel and baubles and mince pies are on the shelves. It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! And this makes me very excited!… Continue reading

Reykjavik – Iceland

The land of ice is a place like no other and I was blown away by its severe beauty, phenomenal aurora display and the quirky capital of Reykjavik . I wasn’t expecting my trip… Continue reading

Riding House Cafe – Fitzrovia

So this is where all the cool kids are! The Riding House Cafe is the new hangout for the media bods and design trendies on Great Titchfield Street, Fitzrovia. And it is certainly pulling a beautiful… Continue reading

Flash Cooking

Fit, fast flavours for busy people. This is the sub-line to Flash Cooking, a new cookbook by Laura Santtini, and it sounds like me! (Thankfully the ‘fit’ wasn’t before the people!) And so I set… Continue reading

Riverford Field Kitchen – Devon

Riverford Field Kitchen reminds me of my childhood. I didn’t grow up on a farm or harvest an impressive veggie patch but what I do have really fond memories of is good, wholesome,… Continue reading

Pearnana tea cake

This cake came about from some sad looking bananas and pears in my fruit bowl. I wasn’t sure if it would be too sloppy with so much fruit but it held its own… Continue reading

Sweetcorn polenta with mushroom strog

Fresh sweetcorn is in abundance in the UK at the moment and I can’t get enough! Sweet and juicy it is a great addition to salads, as fritters, or just grilled on the… Continue reading

Sunday roast at The Stag – Hampstead

I am very fortunate to have The Stag in Hampstead as my local. And it really is lovely here! Not only do they put on a hearty Sunday roast but the menu everyday… Continue reading

Bistro du Vin – Soho

With the London Restaurant Festival kicking off on Monday I was eagerly anticipating my first dinner booking at Bistro du Vin in Soho. I had experienced fellow bloggers salivating over the steak frites and the… Continue reading