easy lemonade scones with cheese & herbs

Easy lemonade (Sprite) scones with cheese & herbs

This is one of those gimmicky recipes that really is quite delicious. I’ve tweaked it over the years to get the right amount of cheese and herbs in the mix but still deliver a pillowy soft and fluffy scone. With only five ingredients (apart from the salt), these lemonade scones with cheese and herbs could not be easier to make.  Continue Reading →


pasta con ceci

Pasta con Ceci

A friend on Twitter posted about this famous Pasta con Ceci recipe by Victoria Granof on Food52 Genius recipes and it immediately piqued my interest. How could such a simple pasta dish consisting of so few ingredients be so delicious? I often find carb on carb doesn’t work that well together in a dish. I mean they certainly can, and I’ve loved pasta with potatoes, green beans and pesto, and thinly sliced potatoes on a pizza with rosemary and cream, so I know it can go down. I’m also not the biggest fan of chickpeas unless in this delicious dish with chorizo, or into Yotam Ottolenghi’s creamy hummus. Continue Reading →


tortellini & italian sausage meatball bake with spinach

tortellini & italian sausage meatball bake with spinach

I wanted to combine Italian sausages, turn them into bite-sized meatballs and bake them in a rich tomato sauce with the tortellini because this kind of pasta dish is my absolute heaven. It’s a whole lot quicker and easier than making lasagne and delivers a similar result. This is winter comfort food at its best. Continue Reading →


what to make your dad on fathers day

Fathers day is happening this Sunday so wanted to share a few recipes you could make to spoil the the dude who raised you. I won’t be with my dad on Sunday, but if I was, this is what I would consider making for him. 

Roast chicken in white wine, herbs & garlic

This recipe, and permutations of it with stout, or using a whole bird is the only way I ever want to eat my roast chicken. Once this is in your cooking repertoire, you will never look back. Your dad will also be very happy.

roast chicken in white wine, herbs and garlic

roast chicken with stout, rosemary and honey

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