• Food
  • Pimms Iced Tea

    Lets slow things down a bit. It’s summer after all and really, who can be bothered with cooking? In those heady summery nights when I’m wearing linen trousers, watering my mini garden and bopping along to Len’s ‘Steal My Sunshine’ I struggle to find the motivation to cook. Heck I sometimes struggle to find the motivation to […]

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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 […]

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  • Brownies & Blondies

    Regardless of whether you are a professional or novice baker you should always have a few baking staples tucked away in your repertoire. Yes of course play around with different recipes and have fun experimenting but there are times when you need a fool proof staple to fall back on. My staples are those which […]

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  • Lasagne

    Whether you are feeding a crowd or just craving a little Italiano flavour, make a lasagne and I swear the brownie points you will receive and that wonderful (slightly smug) feeling from making it completely from scratch will more than make up for the effort. I’m not gonna lie to you, making a lasagne takes […]