Home Food // Ottolenghi’s Lentils with Aubergine

As I said in my post a little earlier in the week, I have become an Ottolenghi fan in recent months as I begin to discover just how much I enjoy Middle Eastern flavours. I recently purchased his new book ‘Simple’ which has some really great recipes which are easy to follow and the fantastic […]

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Travel Food // Ottolenghi Spitalfields

In recent months I have become a serious Ottolenghi fanatic. This is, in part, due to recently developing the taste and appreciation for key Middle Eastern ingredients (chickpeas, aubergine, tahini, sumac etc) and the release of his new book ‘Simple,’ which makes these flavours incredibly accessible to cooks at home. I’ve always loved his recipes […]

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Home Food // Gem Lettuce with Blue Cheese Dressing

This salad isn’t really much of a salad at all, but more a vessel for the consumption of this incredibly delicious blue cheese dressing. I use baby gem lettuce for this salad as quartered or halved they make great bite-size pieces which are able to hold lots of dressing. You could also use other lettuces […]

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Home Food // Mushroom Risotto

In 2012 one of my good friends asked me what I wanted for my 25th birthday. I asked for a cookbook. She interpreted this differently to a conventional cookbook and gave me an A4 notebook to record all my favourite recipes. She got me off to a good start with a few of her favourites […]

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Home Food // Roast Chicken

I’ll have to be honest from the outset here. I never really planned to do a post about roast chicken – it’s hardly the most difficult thing to make. But I’ve been trying to hone my camera skills and I was super excited with how my roast chicken pictures turned out so I couldn’t let […]

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Home Food // Nigel Slater’s Coq au Riesling

This recipe is one of my all-time favourites. I haven’t made it too much recently as when I discovered it a few years ago, I made it for every. single. person. that came through our home. The recent rainy weather, however, has called for some serious comfort food. So I pulled out this recipe when […]

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