The Standard has moved!

After many years on WordPress I have decided to move to a new domain: My old blog will remain here, and at some stage I will try to move some of its content over to the new site. There are some changes to the new Standard, and a new design. I do hope you […]

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Patatas Bravas

For most people there are milestones of ‘food freedom’ dotted throughout their lives. You move from having all your food provided by (and all your eating practices dictated by) your parents, to experiencing the first time you find yourself with money on the way home from school, and no one to stop you from spending […]

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Food Writing Worth Reading

About a month ago I read an article in the New Yorker that left me thinking: I want to be a ‘proper’ food writer. It was a review of British food writer and historian Bee Wilson’s book “Consider the Fork: A History of How We Cook and Eat”, a study of how the food we […]

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Hangover Spaghetti

Ok – I have never actually made this while hung over. But whenever I make it, it strikes me as exactly the meal I should make if I were. Like probably all of you, I have a very intricate system of bookmarking, particularly when it comes to online recipes that I want to try out. […]

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