“Do you do Banoffee Pie?” That simple question from a client set the whole thing off.
Of COURSE we do Banoffee Pie – we’re caterers and (more importantly) food lovers. That’s our job. What I had never done however was make my own toffee. Gooey, rich, creamy, completely decandent toffee – also [...]
Hello world, it’s been a while.
What can I say? Life has been busy to the power of 10. I have been cooking – a LOT – but having the time to set up & take photos and even begin to think about writing has been a non-existent luxury. So I’ve had to attempt to [...]
I have always said that science isn’t really my thing. In school and then university I liked history, humanities, social sciences, and quite liked math(s) even, but oh no, not science. I did one year of physics in high school which I think is more than enough torture for your average human. Biology – I did that [...]
A few months ago, just as the great freeze was beginning, I attended a fabulous bloggers’ lunch in London with some new friends and not quite so new friends (I’m still a neophyte in this blogging world so it’s a bit early to consider fellow bloggers “old friends”). There were Meeta and Jamie (who had come [...]
We had wraps for dinner last night. I realise this may not sound very interesting or exotic, and we’re not talking elegant or haute cuisine here. But as a crowd pleasing family meal they’re great. These also aren’t your average “a bit of chicken and some lettuce” wraps. These are make your own wraps that suit vegans [...]
A bowl full of green
My family loves pesto pasta. Or to put it more elegantly, linguini al pesto or penne rigate al pesto… It just sounds better in Italian. But when we’re talking about a quick, easy family meal it’s just “pesto pasta”. Everyone can understand that term and in my house it [...]
Well, asparagus season is finally here. I almost feel that there should have been some sort of national celebration or at least a large festival to mark the event, but that does not seem to have happened. Oh well… But my own personal excitement about it reached fever pitch on the weekend because I knew the [...]
Looking at my most recent posts, someone who didn’t know me would think that all we eat in my house are bread and chocolate! Well, that would be a fairly pleasant world to live in every so often, but somehow I don’t think our bodies would thank us. I have been doing a lot of baking [...]