Best ever guacamole!!!!!!!

The blond likes guacamole, he’s Californian after all so it’s hardly surprising. He told me that I make Mexican food far too well for someone that comes from London…I’ll take that as a complement. Now this guacamole is super simple – 4 mushed avocado, a pinch of salt, juice from half a lime, 1-2 small […]

No more vegan?

I haven’t been vegan in a while and I’m not entirely sure I ever will be again. On the one hand this upsets me and on the other I feel a excited at the prospect of eating everything I please. I’m conflicted and it’s one of those decisions I can’t make over night. The fact […]

Magical Tomato Salad..

Last night I got really hungry and having read my friend’s blog, really craved a refreshing Italian style salad. I looked in fridge and found two punnets of cherry tomatoes, a small clove of garlic, fresh basil and over ripe avocado. I washed and quartered the cherry tomatoes, chopped a small clove of garlic and […]

Pimientos de padron….

Pimientos de padron are a little green pepper indigenous to Spain. They’re considered the ‘russian roulette’ of veggies  as about one in ten (or some say one in thirty) are spicy, but the others are mild.  As the saying  goes ‘Os pementos de Padrón, uns pican e outros non.’ This means ‘some are spicy and some are […]

Happy New Year!!!!!!!!

This year has been filled with the good, the bad, the ugly and everything in between. To say it has been a roller coaster is cliched and a bit silly but it ended on a high. I’m finally happy and in a lovely, amazing relationship with myself (vomit now if you must!) With my friends, […]

Pre exam dinner

A few weeks ago my two best girlfriends came over for a pre exam supper, it was such a nice evening with lots of delicious food and girly talk. I made artichoke, leek, mushroom and pesto crostini, falafel, fatuous salad and roasted sweet potatoes. We had sparkling water and finished off with a raw coconut […]

Ten days and no posts…here goes.

No posts for what seems like an eternity, coincided with my not eating anything particularly vegan. I’m not as healthy feeling but I had fun. I have a bit of a moral dilemma whenever I don’t eat vegan. I’m not obsessive enough to worry about the effect that a slice of pepperoni pizza will have […]

Coconut Cream.

I have always loved coconut and cream. In fact a world where creamy coconutty deliciousness existed was somewhere that I wanted to move to. So when I realised that vegans had been making whipped coconut cream I rejoiced. Then I tried it and it failed. So i tried it again and lo and behold it […]

Candied Peel…The trauma of it all.

I have put off writing this post for a few days because having spent hours making candied peel the thought of talking about it made me want to cry/heave. Ok So here goes. Candied peel is a sweet preserved peel – usually made from citrus fruit. You can use it in cakes and desserts or […]

DELICIOUS homemade juice

I’ve had this awful essay to write about St Anselm and quite honestly I cannot wait for it to be over so I can get back to blogging properly!!! I recently made candied orange peel and the experience left me happy and satisfied but tired! From this recipe I had lots of left over orange […]