• Life
  • 2017 Highlights

    2017 turned out to be a year I am on the one hand immensely proud of, and on the other hand very happy to be finishing. Nothing terrible happened, on the contrary, its was an amazing year but it was a tough one. So rather than focus solely on the culinary highlights like I did […]

  • Food
  • Sticky Clementine Cake

    I’m fully aware that posting a cake recipe on the 3rd January isn’t gonna entice many people. At this point, if my Twitter timeline is anything to go by, the majority of folk are kick -starting their new year in the “healthy” way. Whether this be juicing, eating avocados (it’s always bloody avocados isn’t it?), […]

  • Food
  • Green Minestrone

    By definition, minestrone is a thick, Italian , carb-laden, veggie soup. In my eyes, this soup is designed to be insulation against the winter weather. It’s something you ladle into oversized mug, which you wrap your hand around for warmth, while tentatively taking small sips, fogging up your glasses in the process. The fact that […]

  • House & Garden
  • Home Tour: Kitchen

    The last time I posted a kitchen tour it was of my wee Glasgow flat (click here ). Back then I had recently moved and thus dramatically downsized my kitchen, but I didn’t care. I had placed 1 converse-clad foot firmly on the property ladder (solo and while studying for a PhD I might add) […]