Home Food // Butternut & Sweet Potato Risotto

People – I just love risotto, or any Italian food for that matter, but especially risotto. It is not by accident that this is already my second risotto recipe in just a few months. Brace yourselves – there are many more to come! This recipe is originally from ‘Feast with Sababa’ although I’ve tweaked it […]

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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 // 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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