Last week I went for dinner with my friend India at a really great Turkish restaurant called Oklava, the last time I had eaten “Turkish” food was on a work trip to Rotterdam. In that case it had consisted of some hard deep fried lumps claiming to be falafel scattered over pale limp lettuce with a suspicious Continue reading
I don’t think i’ll be making any pancakes tomorrow since I am in South Africa with work. Maybe if i’m lucky they will include them in the breakfast buffet, but thats not really the fun of pancakes is it? It’s the whisking and frying and flipping part thats fun – well it is for me anyway. Continue reading
There have been a lot more ‘tinned things’ stacking up in my kitchen cupboard lately. Having finished university and moved to London to start my new job I am starting to realise the value of Continue reading
The idea for this salad actually came from one of my favourite ever “food to go” salads from the supermarket. This may sound a bit insane but I sometimes actually like driving the 4 hours back to Manchester from home because it gives me an excuse to buy loads of nice food at the service station . I then usually try to unwrap/eat this food whilst Continue reading
BAM! Look how colourful this is! This salmon salad is the next in my “lunch munch series” I love salads with fruity ingredients I remember having a delicious feta and mango salad last summer also see my duck and pomegranate salad recipe . Salmon and grapefruit is definitely a winner too, I guess it’s not really surprising as salmon is typically served with citrus flavours such as lemon or lime. The sharp grapefruit in this case is offset with a sweet honey, mustard and dill dressing and crunchy radishes. Also starring is our trusty friend the avocado and little baby broad beans. Continue reading
Only 273 days until I touch down in Tokyo! Ok, it’s ages away but it seems like this trip has already been a looooong time coming for me. In fact Japan is my all time dream destination, I just didn’t realise it until a few months ago. There are so many reasons for me to be a massive Japan fan here are a few: Continue reading
My lunch recipe for the 3/1 September challenge ingredient, figs. We had these aubergine rolls along with a baked camembert that my little brother got from the french market (great buy) and some bresaola which finally gave my mother the chance to use her balsamic pearls which have been sitting in the cupboard for at least 6 months!