pomegranate roasted grape & blue cheese bruschetta with figs & salted caramelised walnuts

makes 15 Happy New Year’s Eve, eve! I thought I should get my act together and post this now in case you are hosting tomorrow night and trying to think of nibbles to serve with drinks. These are super easy to make, all of the prep is done in advance, and the combination is bloody […]


Hello lo (as my sister would say) and welcome to the weekend. No recipe today – no, wait – don’t go – I just wanted to quickly share some pics from an amazing day out yesterday and give you the heads up on some awesome places to eat…As you can see I was super lucky […]

smoked salmon capellini with lemon, dill & capers, & simple roast apricot & plum cheesecakes

  One of the great mysteries of writing recipes, styling and photographing food and blogging in general, is seeing what people respond to. Yesterday I posted another Valentine’s Day recipe for a chocolate, hazelnut tart with hazelnut ice cream which is so bloody good, and Nick reckons the photo is his favourite I have ever […]

oliebollen (Dutch apple doughnuts)

Last night as I was writing this my mother was preparing the ingredients to make the Spring Super Salad which she took as an entree for dinner with friends. That doesn’t sound very remarkable unless you already know from reading my About Me page that Mum absolutely hates cooking, and always has. I find it […]

chicken leek, & pancetta risotto

Well here we go – counting down to multiple ‘take-offs’! Rich finished his final night playing Clyde in Bonnie and Clyde last night, and he was bloody fabulous along side a whole cast of incredible talent – I was exploding with pride – woo hoooo! (Last school play ever – sniff – end of an […]