Thanks to new pop ups and restaurants like Weligama and Hoppers, I’ve really discovered Sri Lankan cuisine this year, and have been blown away by the flavours of it: somehow familiar from Indian food but at the same time totally unique, rich with lots of coconut milk and heady with roasted spices.
All over the summer I’d been collecting and preserving wild ingredients like plums, gooseberries, meadowsweet, elderflower and elderberries, collected by me or my forager friend John on the marshes. I knew I was stockpiling for something…
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and this year I am proud to partner with Mission Deli on their #FriendshipUnwrapped campaign, celebrating amazing food and its impact on friendships
A couple of months ago I was asked by the brilliant Miranda York – food writer and curator of Druid St Market, if I would food style an incredibly ambitious shoot she was planning to mark the relaunch of her beloved brand Toast as At The Table. Toast started off life as a fantastic alternative…
I’ve spoken on this blog before about my cauliflower crush. It’s just getting worse, and I’m showing no sign of stopping wanting to cook with our versatile, bulbous friend any time soon.
We wanted something that reflected East London and its very particular, very unique food heritage. It had, we quickly realised, to reflect East End food both old and new, as this area has always had its own sense of culinary identity
BBC Good Food magazine has always been a magazine (and website) I’ve turned to for recipe inspiration. It’s always packed full of reliable, exciting and seasonal recipes and food content from some of the country’s best chefs and food writers, as well as some gorgeous food photography and styling. Which is why I’m so thrilled to be contributing recipes for it on a regular basis.
What could be more romantic than presenting a loved one with an actual heart cake, rather than a ‘heart shaped’ cake on this overly-commercial day of enforced romantic gesturing?