Mushroom and Rocket Risotto

I used to hate mushrooms.  It was a textural thing. As well as the seemingly overpowering taste that they left in my mouth after eating. But when I became more serious about eating less meat, I realised that mushrooms were a strong component of vegetarian cooking. So I snuck them into stir fries, ragus and…

Butternut & Broccoli Risotto

I am not a patient person. It’s a fact known by most of my friends and all of my family. I’m impatient when I stand in queues (however short); when I don’t receive replies to my text messages or my emails; and so often, when the kettle seems to refuse to boil as I stare…