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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 […]

Charred Spring Onion and Butterbean Dip

Charred Spring Onion and Butterbean Dip

Ladies and gentlemen, I present to you… The HUMMUS KILLER! OK, so that’s a little bit of an exaggeration but I am definitely completely in love with this dip I’ve created. So much so, I’ve banished the half eaten tub of hummus lurking in my […]

Affogato

Affogato

I recently told you about my fab new coffee gadget, the Minipresso. Whilst playing with it and looking for recipes that would make a quality shot of espresso shine, I was reminded of the traditional Italian dessert of affogato. “Affogato” literally translates to “drowned” and […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]