Leek and pea risotto

Leek & Pea Risotto

4th September 2018

A risotto isn’t something I often make, largely due to the fact that I’ve always thought it takes forever to make, painstakingly stirring for hours on end. However, I was surprised and thrilled to find this quick and simple leek and pea risotto recipe on HelloFresh. From start to finish, this risotto was made in 30 […]

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Recipe | Mushroom & Olive Lasagne

31st July 2018

Although I’ve previously posted a vegetarian lasagne recipe, I couldn’t resist sharing this one, as it’s very different to the first, but equally as delicious. I first found inspiration for this recipe because we had two tubs of mushrooms that desperately needed using up, so I first searched for a mushrooms lasagne recipe, and then […]

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Beef noodle salad

Recipe | Steak Noodle Salad

8th June 2018

Recently I had the pleasure of joining Marks & Spencer for a cookery class, rustling up a delicious beef burger and steak salad at Atelier des Chefs in Marylebone. Not only did we get to help prepare cook and prepare wonderful dishes with M&S ingredients, we were also able to hear from M&S head chefs […]

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Huevos Rancheros brunch recipe

Recipe | Huevos Rancheros

5th June 2018

I don’t mean to brag, but how GOOD to do these tortillas look? Oh my! I absolutely love Mexican food, and we make black bean frijoles all the time, but how have we never made Huevos Rancheros before, I don’t know! Every element on the plate is delicious – spicy salsa, garlic black beans, fresh […]

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Boatyard Gin

Recipe | Red Snapper Cocktail

29th May 2018

Every good brunch dish needs a cocktail companion. With our huevos rancheros brunch, we decided to pair it with a Red Snapper cocktail. Gin based, it’s a lot like a Bloody Mary, with tomato juice, Worcestershire sauce, lemon juice and garnished with celery. We first had the idea of this cocktail when we received May’s […]

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Veggie meatballs

Recipe | Spinach & Pine Nut Veggie Meatballs

22nd May 2018

I was given the recipe for these spinach and pine nut veggie meatballs, at a Linda McCartney event I attended recently – Linda’s Veggie Table. Using Linda McCartney’s vegetarian sausages, these tasty meatballs are super easy to make, and surprisingly taste a lot like meat! The texture is almost identical to authentic meatballs, which is […]

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Vegan beef wellington

Recipe | Vegan ‘Beef’ Wellington

15th May 2018

It’s National Vegetarian Week this week, and to celebrate I attended a cooking demo with Linda McCartney’s head chef last weekend in Bristol. Held at The Paintworks, Jay McGuiness (of The Wanted) also attended, sharing with us some of his favourite veggie meals. Named ‘Linda’s Veggie Table’, the event took place in both Bristol and […]

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Pan fried hake on crushed potatoes recipe

Recipe | Pan-Fried Hake on Crushed Potatoes

8th May 2018

If you follow me on Instagram you may have seen this dish on my Instagram story. Whilst we were in the Peak District recently, for my birthday, we were staying in a beautiful Airbnb. It was a converted barn with a stunning open plan kitchen and living area. We couldn’t resist staying in one evening, […]

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M&S Caponata

Recipe | Caponata Pasta

17th April 2018

Following the Italian cookery class I attended with M&S last month, I was gifted a range of delicious Italian produce to recreate my own Italian recipes. Including in my gift bag was a jar of Caponata – a traditional Sicilian antipasto of tender aubergine, leccine olives & capers in a tangy tomato sauce. Although described […]

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