• Food
  • For the Love of Cake

    My love affair with cake knows no bounds. Actually scrap that. My love affair with JUNK food knows no bounds. Chocolate bars, crisps, nuts, pretzels, ice cream, doughnuts and cakes. I freaking love it all. I do what I can to curb this type of gorging to a less frequent basis than I would ideally […]

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  • Mussels + Focaccia

    Summer dinner parties can be a tough one to pull off. In these balmy summer evenings I would much rather tend to a bottle of chilled Pinot when entertaining friends rather than slave over a hot stove. As Sandy & Danny sang, these summer days are drifting away and when it comes to dinner parties, […]

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  • A Stateside Pavlova

    When it comes to spring and summer puddings there are very few which have such great impact, with such little input, as the Pavlova. It’s crisp exterior and chewy marshmallow inside topped with whipped cream and tart fruit is a killer combo but is still light enough to serve after a heavy meal. To me […]