Home Food // Fruit & Nut Granola

My standard weekday breakfast is full-cream yoghurt, sliced banana and berries (if they happen to be in season) with granola sprinkled over the top and finished off with a swirl of honey. It is the highlight of my morning to eat my delicious breakfast out of a tuppaware at my desk while catching up on […]

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Travel Food // Cape Cod

After six nights of city slicking, it was time for us to slow down the pace of our holiday and head for the coast. The peninsula of Cape Cod to be exact. Arriving at our accommodation in Eastham we were delighted to find a comprehensive list of restaurants in the area put together by the […]

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Home Food // Malva Pudding

My mom did a Silwood Cooking course when she first got married in the 1970’s and this quintessential South African dessert is one of dishes she was taught. Over the years it has become a firm favourite in our family. I absolutely love this malva pudding recipe and although I’ve made it a fair few […]

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Travel Food // Boston Part 2: Mamaleh’s & Row 34

So, this is part two of our Boston favourites. They don’t need much introduction so I’ll dive right in. Mamaleh’s Delicatessen Mamaleh’s is a Jewish Deli in Cambridge. The day we visited we had been walking around MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) and were caught in a huge downpour. Needless to say we spent a […]

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Home Food // Red Curry with Prawns

This curry maximises the ratio of impressive to effort (can you tell I work in finance? 😉). I find a prawn dish always has a bit of a wow factor, but are generally quite easy to create making them great for entertaining. This dish is no exception. For this recipe I use the cooked, extra-large […]

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Home Food // Butternut & Chickpea Curry

This butternut and chickpea curry is a slight adaptation from the one in Jamie Oliver’s 30 Minute Meals book. I received that cookbook soon after I moved out of home and it was certainly a great one for learning some easy dishes to serve my flatmates after work. In those days the dishes always took […]

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Travel Food // Boston Part 1: Mike’s Pastry & Ernesto’s Pizza

I have decided to combine my favourite Boston restaurants into a two-post series. I fear if I continue posting restaurants one by one it may take me months to get through just our USA trip (which was only 2 weeks!), given all the great food we ate. My highlights from Boston feature establishments all across […]

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Home Food // The Best Pepper Sauce!

This pepper sauce recipe has evolved in our family over a number of years. Originally my dad taught me how to make it when I was probably of junior school age. I don’t recall him being a great cook, but his pepper steaks were out of this world! He would often make this sauce for […]

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Home Food // Oven-baked Salmon Trout with Pesto

The idea for this dish was given to me by a colleague more than two years ago. Since then it has become very popular in our household and I probably make it at least once or twice a month. I love making this for dinner as the preparation takes almost no time and then it […]

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Travel Food // New York: Momofuku Ssam Bar

This is my last post on New York and what better way to end it than with a review of the Momofuku Ssam Bar. The Momofuku empire consists of a number of restaurants in New York and globally. The group is owned by David Chang whose stardom has sky-rocketed since the launch of his Netflix […]

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