Baking

Le Gateau Vert

Literally, The Green Cake, GBBO has clearly brought out another challenging bake for episode 2 and yes I am now regretting embarking on this.  This cake combines a pistachio-flavoured Genoise sponge, a pistachio marzipan and an icing made with spinach….

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Baking

Wagon Wheel

With the new season of The Great British Bake Off in progress, I have been hit with another wave of baking mania. And what better way to celebrate then actually trying out some of the things the baker’s are doing…

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Baking

No-churn Salted Caramel Bourbon Ice cream

I know, I should rename this blog to how I cooked my way through Nigella’s cookbooks but I had to make this ice cream recipe! I’ve been looking around for quite a while but since I don’t have a But this is…

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Baking

Lemon Pavlova

So it’s been a second since the last post but work and life had taken over! Since then I have moved house, handed in my notice and starting a new job in a few weeks. You know, all the fun life…

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Baking

Speckled Egg Chocolate pinata cake

Well without the pinata to be honest! Easter came too early for my liking this year and coinciding with a birthday, I needed something a bit more than the usual. Obviously, the figolli where made (separate post coming up!) but…

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Cooking, Recipes

Baked BBQ Ribs

Who says you need a grill to cook good ribs? Especially when it comes to bbq ribs! This is one of those recipes that you almost have to try in order to believe. Rib meat is fairly tough, and it needs…

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Recipes

Macaroni cheese

 I didn’t grow up on macaroni cheese and I was only introduced to it once I moved to London and starting relishing in American dishes, including being subjected to the Kraft Mac & Cheese box! This traditional dish is the ultimate…

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Recipes

Fish cakes on avocado toast

Basically, I ran out of ideas for dinner. I know, that was quick. But avocado and toast is the two-ingredient that has clearly taken over the world – so why shouldn’t it take over the dinner table? If I could…

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Mother's Carbonara
Recipes

Mother’s Carbonara pasta

So before the Italian mafia puts a hit on me, I know this is not actually how the actual carbonara is supposed to be – I had that properly one time in Rome and I’m still not over it. Was…

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Eating Out

Imperial China (Soho)

Now don’t get me wrong I do love a curry all year round but sometimes you need to change it up and head down to ChinaTown. After watching Hannah Gadsby amazing show Nanette at the Soho Theater decided to head south…

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