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Spring Hill Supper Club, 28th August

I’m delighted to announce that I’ll be cooking a seasonal summer supper at the beautiful little Spring Hill Cafe (pictured) on the canal by Springfield Park (not the Springfield Park Cafe) on the 28th August.

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Recipe: meadowsweet and cherry ice cream

I’ve just found a new ingredient that is currently rivaling my affections for elderflower – Meadowsweet (also known as mead wort)! Also a native wildflower and herb, it’s a part of the Rosaceae (rose) family and grows in damp meadows. Which means it’s everywhere in the marshes at the moment.

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Video: Wolfgang Puck shows me how to make buttermilk pancakes

A couple of weeks ago, I had the pleasure of meeting superstar chef Wolfgang Puck, who was over in the UK visiting his steak restaurant CUT at the 45 Park Lane Hotel. Puck was born in Austria, but after spending time in Michelin-starred restaurants all over France, moved over to the States as a young…

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Chef for a week – A Lot On Her Plate Carousel takeover

Writing my first cookbook, A Lot On Her Plate was one of the most challenging, creative and rewarding projects I’ve ever embarked on. As anyone who writes for a living knows, putting fingers to keyboard and bashing out a body of work that you can feel proud of involves a hell of a lot of…

Me and the women who made this book happen: to my right, Kajal Mistry and Helen Cathcart, to my left Kate Pollard and Emma Marijewycz
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A Lot On Her Plate book launch at Blixen

I’m sorry that I’ve only just got around to blogging about the launch of A Lot On Her Plate. Suffice to say it’s been a ridiculously hectic month since the book launched on the 23rd April, and I was in the kitchen at Carousel (blog to follow) all week straight afterwards, which was an incredible,…

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Video Recipe: Oxtail French Dip sandwich

I’m so excited to share this next new video recipe on our new A Lot On Her Plate Channel. As some of you will remember, I got so obsessed with French Dip when I went to LA that I came back to London and started a short-lived French Dip stall on Brixton Market.