Even though I’ve been eating and cooking vegetarian food for decades, I still feel an uncomfortable twinge of anxiety when I’m having a vegan for dinner. Cooking a simple vegan meal is not a problem but when it comes to creating a lavish dinner party spread of food without resorting to any eggs or diary […]
Today is Food Revolution Day, a global forum initiated by Jamie Oliver to celebrate the cooking and sharing of food. Food and cooking are some of the most fundamental ways we have of sharing and connecting as humans and it’s vital we pass this knowledge on to our children and the future generations.
Although I do not really consider myself much of a cake cook, I do bake cakes – because if you’re going to eat cake, it might as well be homemade. Everyone needs a ‘slam dunk’, great lemon cake in their repertoire and this is mine because it manages to strike the perfect balance between lemony […]
This is my sister-in-law’s favourite soup and one she has made for me quite often as a vegetarian meal when I’m visiting her. It really is the most spectacular soup with a rich, complex flavour.
I bought my first pomegranate of the season at my local supermarket yesterday. Quince season is upon us, good apples are back and it’s time to pull out the soup pot and make soup again. I absolutely love Autumn. It is a time of year when you actually feel like doing some real cooking again, […]
I not really a great cake baker. In fact, I find the whole process of a baking a cake a bit of a bother. Cake making is not something where you can just wing it; you really have to get the ratios right and that means following a recipe. You have to gather and measure […]