After previously exploding them, I managed to find a way to roast the chestnuts over an open fire (almost). That results in a smoky depth that compliments the chestnut’s own sweet taste, as well as the chilli and maple syrup in this recipe.
Pickled turnips. I’m just going to put that out there. I wonder what you are thinking right now. Are you contemplating a face-scrunchingly acidic brine over a crunchy, but otherwise unremarkable root veg? Or perhaps your mind immediately pondered the way turnips are perhaps the least sexy of all the vegetables. The name itself sounds […]
My mum gave me this recipe when I left home. It was one of my favourites as a kid. I remember surreptitiously sneaking them from the biscuit tins my mum kept under the breakfast bench in my childhood home. It is very easy to pull together and so great for last minute gifts – or […]
The weather is finally getting colder and I am starting to get the munchies (ok, so I always have the munchies – what’s your point?!). I want to share with you my way to get a chocolate fix. I concocted this recipe ages ago while looking up ideas for how to use a packet of […]
I love this carrot and date cake recipe. I made it up by hacking a few other recipes together and the results were really satisfying. It wasn’t too sweet, and the texture was smooth and moist – which was unexpected given how dry the batter was. It also freezes really well. I like the kind of baking […]
Dukkah is a simple, healthy starter that you can use when you have friends over. It is great for nibbling at a relaxed BBQ. With plenty of nuts and seeds, it is much more healthy than a bowl of chips! You serve this dukkah with a small bowl of good quality olive oil and cubes […]