Zuppa di Pesce

This weekend was a friends birthday and after a very long week the wine might have tasted just that bit too good. And the company of anything other than my computer screen was just that bit too appealing. All of this combined of course into an unexpectedly heavy night, one of those awful dawn light…

Korean Bulgogi Beef

This week has been manic – I’ve not managed to make it home once before 11 and by Friday I was desperate to get in front of the stove so I could shake it all off and decompress. Luckily my fridge was pretty stocked (having not been opened all week!!) so I knew I had…

Okonomiyaki (Japanese Pancake)

My love affair with Japanese food goes way back. Even as a kid I used to tuck into California rolls and tempura. Always challenging my brother to a wasabi-off. But since visiting Japan last spring I’ve found a whole new appreciation for Japanese cooking. I’ve thoroughly upped my noodle game (anyone who knows me will…

Warm Salmon Niçoise Salad

Growing up, salads for dinner were always a thing. Now I’m not talking your boring old iceberg with a bit of cucumber and tomato thrown at it. I’m talking proper salads with meats, fish, seasonal veg and whatever else took mum’s fancy. We’d have them hot, we’d have them cold. We’d have them at the…

Dairy-Free Calabrian Lasagna

So a little while back when a group of us were in Ibiza, lamenting the terrible fate we had brought to bear upon our heads, we got talking about Lasagna. And when I say talking about lasagna I literally mean an hour long conversation about how great lasagna is and who had the best recipe. Was it…

Israeli Meatballs with Broad Beans

Last week I set myself a challenge to play with some new flavours in old classics and these Israeli meatballs courtesy of Ottolenghi were an absolute winner. Not only were the meatballs totally scrumptious by themselves but the broadbeans and lemon just add that little extra bit of tasty. You can serve these with some…