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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Butternut squash soup with smoked paprika.

My friends keep telling me to blog more…so here goes it. Delicious, easy, scrumptious soup. Ingredients  1 small red onion – chopped 2 cloves of garlic – chopped 2-3 stems of celery – chopped 1 parsnip – chopped 3 -4 sage leaves 1/4 cup red lentils 2 cups roasted butternut squash Chop the vegetables into […]

The Best Avocado In The World.

Yesterday I bought two large avocado from the fruit and veg man for £1.00. They’re usually £1.00 for five but because they were quite large and beautifully fresh I didn’t complain. Plus the same ones in whole foods cost £2.80 each! When I got home and tasted it, it was the best I’ve ever tried…firm […]