My favourite evenings are the ones where there are no time constraints; where cooking can happen without clock watching. And in those rare but glorious moments, I love to experiment with new flavours. This recipe will take a little while, and does involve a few different components – roasting beetroot and patiently cooking lentils – … Continue reading Smoked Mackerel, Puy Lentils & Beetroot.
After a (sort of) sunny summer August break which involved a fair amount of eating delicious food, I’m making a conscious effort to be more excited about the beginning of Autumn. Today though, I’m wrapped in a scarf and wearing big fluffy socks as the rain pours and the sky remains a very determined sort … Continue reading Spiced Prawn Curry with Coconut & Lime
Summer has well and truly arrived, which makes me automatically reach for fresh, zingy flavours. The combination of lemon, chilli & garlic is an absolute classic and one that I keep coming back to. I’m not normally a big fan of potatoes, opting for pasta or rice (this recipe would also work with either) but … Continue reading Lemon, Chilli & Garlic Prawn Salad
Sunday afternoons are often rest time, which usually means cooking time. My favourite thing is spending an hour or so just concentrating on chopping, boiling and creating. It’s not everyone’s favourite way to spend time but the kitchen is definitely a sort of happy place for me. I’m absolutely craving a bowl of spice – … Continue reading Thai Prawn Curry