Edamame in garlic oil

There is something appealing about eating food with your hands, instinctual almost. Children will predominately choose their hands over cutlery and Vedic traditions suggest that we all partake at least sometimes, linking eating with our hands with also feeding our … Continue reading

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Potato, Leek and Cashew Veloute

Lorraine, the beautiful ex ballerina, petite and graceful whose skills in the kitchen shone through in the classics she made. It was Lorraine that introduced me to many classical french flavour combinations, to the pillowy soft wonders of fresh homemade … Continue reading

Pumpkin, caramelised onion, fennel and apple soup

I don’t often have a craving for soup, but when I do I indulge. There is no one factor that will set of my inner soup instinct yearning, I know that weather conditions can inspire some but for me it’s … Continue reading

Simply a Toasted Muesli or A Simple Toasted Muesli…

Over the years I’ve come to realise that I’m a little obsessive, ritualistic or habitual. I try and fight against it in many ways, but food is a particular weakness. It’s easy to fall into a rhythm and routine with … Continue reading

A whim and Fancy – Baked Brie with blackcurrant cider and a middle eastern fruit crumble

I’m having one of those days, uninspired and unmotivated. I need colour. I need flavour. I need cheese, and not just any cheese I need oozing creamy brie. This recipe came about with a wheel of cheese that needed to … Continue reading