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. […]Read more "Hangover Spaghetti"
If you have not yet read my post about why I am going vegan for a month, you should. By Thursday I was back into cooking. Before I started being vegan, I asked friends on Facebook to recommend good vegan food blogs I could look through for recipe ideas. The following were some of the suggestions […]Read more "(30 Days of Vegan) Day 11: Pesto Soup with Greens and Gnocchi"
I recently signed up for Food and Wine magazine daily e-mails. I am signed up to a number of food-related mailing lists, most of which I don’t really pay a lot of attention to, so I normally wouldn’t even mention it, but I have to say that I am pretty impressed by their website. They […]Read more "Dried porcini and goats cheese risotto"
(From Donna Hay Magazine, Issue 56) I can’t help but turn having people round for lunch into an excuse for making something extremely complicated that I have never made before. This is against the rules – if you have guests for lunch or dinner, this is exactly the time when you are not supposed to attempt […]Read more "Porcini gnocchi with thyme, wild mushrooms and lemon"
Here are a few words I would use to describe this meal: indulgent, traditional, blindingly delicious, and elegantly simple. It is not difficult to make, and if you manage to restrain yourself from finishing it off right away, left overs are also irresistible heated up the next day. I think the original recipe showed some […]Read more "Broccoli and Courgette Orecchiette"
More pasta?! Indeed – one would be forgiven for thinking that this is all Sebastian ever cooked. It isn’t half bad though, and wonderfully easy to make. Last night I sat in the kitchen documenting the cooking process and drinking wine while Seb made me this… To start he sliced an aubergine into long thin […]Read more "Aubergine, cherry tomato and walnut spaghetti"
I really love pesto – it was always one of my favourite meals as a child, and I find even now that after eating it I always want more just an hour or two later. I make mine in the blender, and sometimes I wonder if it is the child in me who has always […]Read more "Pecorino Pesto"