A blog full of food with a little craftyness thrown in!

Author: Kevin Chambers-Paston

An Evening Of Parmigiano Reggiano

An Evening Of Parmigiano Reggiano

Picture the scene; you’ve had a hard day at work, followed by an hour on sweltering public transport to finally reach your destination: a former 1930s public toilet in East London. You walk into the former men’s toilets to see the urinals still intact, but […]

Lemon and Wild Blueberry Cheesecake Slices

Lemon and Wild Blueberry Cheesecake Slices

Is is a cake? Is it a cheesecake? Is it a traybake? NO! It’s a cheesecake slice…!Some of you may not know, but my day job is in an office working for a pretty large company. Last week, our department was expecting a visit from […]

Chorizo and Butterbean Stew

Chorizo and Butterbean Stew

UPDATE: Since this recipe was first posted in 2016, it’s proven to be super popular. So I decided I Should treat you all to some nicer photos of it. I hope you enjoy! As you might have seen, I had a little break from blogging […]

Marmalade and Ginger Loaf Cake

Marmalade and Ginger Loaf Cake

One question I’m repeatedly asked when I tell people I write a food blog is ‘WHY?!’ Of course, there are many different answers to this question and I have a plethora of reasons for wanting to blog but by far one of the most compelling […]

Melted Ice Cream Cake

Melted Ice Cream Cake

I’m sure when you saw the title of this post you were probably thinking ‘What on EARTH is a melted ice cream cake?!’ Is it a cake in the shape of a melted ice cream? Nope. Is it a frozen cake made of ice cream […]

Harissa-Crusted Steak with Vegetable Cous Cous and GIVEAWAY

Harissa-Crusted Steak with Vegetable Cous Cous and GIVEAWAY

I’m really sorry it’s been a little quiet on here of late, but I’ve been busy planning a new house move! Having lived in a house share for 5 months, I have decided the time has come for me to find my own place. I’m […]

Pumpkin Chutney

Pumpkin Chutney

I love Halloween. There’s something about the dressing up, the opportunities to have lots of fun and of course the food that goes alongside Halloween that I really like. After all, it’s not every day you can dress up like the walking dead and tuck […]

Pickled Onions

Pickled Onions

It’s that time of year when it’s starting to get cold and the shops are filling up their seasonal shelves in preparation for the big C-word! It’s far too early for me to thinking about when ole St Nick gets here, but one thing I […]

Thrifty Thursdays: Rubber Chicken

Thrifty Thursdays: Rubber Chicken

Ever since I started cooking, I’ve tried my best to stretch more expensive ingredients and make good food as affordable as possible. To eat well, you don’t need to spend a fortune and that’s why you’ll never find a recipe on this website that uses […]

Blogger Skills Academy: Simple Food Photography

Blogger Skills Academy: Simple Food Photography

You see that image up there? Isn’t it pretty?! Probably the best image of food I’ve ever taken and certainly up there in the top 5. Don’t those pancakes look so delicious and luxurious? Let me tell you a little secret; they’re Tesco pancakes that […]