Redemption Bar Covent Garden review (vegan restaurant and bar)

Redemption Bar Covent Garden review (vegan restaurant and bar)

If you have been following my blog, you will know that for the New Year I have resolved to go back to eating the best diet possible (without being completely restrictive) and as part of that I have been eating mostly vegan during the week. Just to be clear, I am NOT vegan, but MY diet is probably around 75% plant based. For January [...]

What to cook, 7 January 2019

What to cook, 7 January 2019

Dear Readers: I hope you are not too disappointed. I did promise to publish a what to cook this weekend on Friday (in fact it was one of my New Year resolutions) but the distractions of life got in the way, as they are sometimes wont to do. Really, it was a bit ambitious of [...]

5 homemade gourmet Christmas gifts

5 homemade gourmet Christmas gifts

1. Nigella Lawson's chilli jam With little flecks of pepper suspended in this ruby red jam, it looks like Christmas in a jar! I like to put mine in pretty recycled Bonne Maman jars (washed and sterilised, of course), wrap the lid in natural coloured tissue paper, tie a ribbon around it and add some holly berries. [...]

How to create the perfect festive charcuterie board

How to create the perfect festive charcuterie board

Creating the perfect charcuterie board is like creating a work of art. It needs to be carefully planned and perfectly balanced in colour, flavour and composition; at once aesthetically pleasing and delicious. Choose a few items from each category below and you can't go wrong. Remember that opposing colours tend to enhance each other so [...]

What to cook for Christmas dinner

What to cook for Christmas dinner

Last night's Thanksgiving dinner was a triumph (if I do say so myself!). So to help take the guesswork out of your Christmas dinner planning, I would love to recommend and share the delicious recipes I cooked from BBC goodfood and my own apple tart recipe. From smoky turkey to sizzled sprouts to savoury stuffing, [...]

No what to cook this weekend this week – apologies

Dear Readers, Due to a family emergency there will be no 'What to cook this weekend' this week. My apologies! I will be back with you as soon as possible. 😘

What to cook this weekend – Halloween edition

What to cook this weekend – Halloween edition

Halloween has been one of my favourite times of the year for as long as I can remember. I have such fond memories of dressing up as a witch and going around the neighbourhood in the dark, knocking on doors of houses draped in cobwebs, guarded by skeletons or with otherworldly sounds emanating from within. [...]