Grilled Mackerel Soba Noodle Ramen

DSC09079It was with great optimism that I set off to the biggest supermarket I could find yesterday sure that they would have in their “Foods of the World” section some bonito flakes and konbu seaweed so that I could make a totally authentic Japanese dashi broth. Continue reading


Polenta Brunch with Asparagus and Poached Egg

DSC07723This one is less of a recipe more of a food combination that I have been loving lately. I have eaten this a few times, at first I made my own balsamic glaze which is really very easy and the second time I bought it for comparison. Probably unsurprisingly making your own glaze tastes way better and is definitely Continue reading

Feta and Asparagus Crustless Quiche

DSCN8473I’m living at my family home at the moment so the weekly food shop is done by my mother and I have realised there are some things she buys compulsively. These items somehow always manage to creep into the shopping basket only to linger slowly decomposing in the corner of the fridge until they are finally deemed unfit for consumption and dumped in the bin. Here are the top 5 culprits. Continue reading

Creamy lemon Puy lentils with poached egg


After a truly magical 5 days away at Unknown festival in Croatia with my best girlfriends I returned to work with a self diagnosed case of post holiday depression. Imagine my delight when I was immediately dispatched on several trips up and down the country to discover the inner workings of crisp factories! Continue reading