Chocolates and flowers are all very well, but I think if you really adore someone, making them something hearty and full of love is the way to go. And who doesn’t love a pie? Which is what my boyfriend will … Continue reading
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Tagged British cooking, British food, British ingredients, british recipes, chicken and mushroom pie recipes, chicken pie recipes, chicken recipes, pie recipes, pork pie recipe, pork pie recipes, pork recipes, Valentine's Day recipes, Valentines day cookin, valentines day cooking, Valentines day ideas, Valentines recipes
So the time has come for me to say goodbye to my little Vancouver kitchen, as we head off for our long journey home, via Nashville, Mexico (yay!!), Montreal and New York. It’s been good to me, this little basement … Continue reading
Posted in Canada, Canadian food, Food Styling, Homegrown ingredients, ingredients, Photography, Recipes, Vancouver
Tagged chocolate popcorn, fresh produce, popcorn recipes, seasonal produce, small kitchen, Vancouver
As I was struggling to peel the skin, taste-buds and all, from the massive beef tongue I’d been poaching for a couple of hours, my French housemate walked past me. “I’d offer to help you, but it disgusts me,” he … Continue reading
Posted in Canada, offal, Photography, sandwiches, unusual cuts
Tagged celeriac recipes, cheat cuts, deli sandwich, offal recipes, oyster recipes, sandwich recipes, tongue recipes
I ruddy love corn. Popcorn, sweetcorn out of a tin, corn on the cob – you name a corny foodstuff and the chances are I’ll be into it. Even if it does leave me picking at my teeth for the … Continue reading
So it’s been three weeks since I’ve been living in Vancouver and I thought it was about time I wrote a ruddy blog. Sorry for the delay, but the truth is, I’ve been having something of a summer holiday. The … Continue reading
Posted in Canada, Canadian food, Flowers, Food Styling, markets, Photography, Recipes, Uncategorized, Vancouver
Tagged Courgette flowers, farmers markets, local food, Pigin restaurant, pizza, Vancouver food, zucchini flowers
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From Victoria, we headed up the island’s only highway for just over four hours (with a quick wild swim in Lake Sproat) until we reached Tofino – a small surfer wilderness town with incredible beaches and, as we’d discover, an … Continue reading
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I was definitely expecting Vancouver to have a cracking food scene, given its location on the West Coast (some have called it the ‘original’ Portland), all the different cultural influences and the fact it’s a major city. But what I … Continue reading
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I’ve been lucky enough to visit India three times. The first was as an 12-year-old with a bad fringe and even worse bum bag: awkwardly chubby, pale and privileged and utterly gobsmacked by the smells, colours, craziness and social disparity … Continue reading
When it’s getting dark at 4pm, you know it’s time to start feasting. I had some friends round last weekend and I wanted to spoil them with cosy home-cooked dishes that would warm their cockles and make them feel sated … Continue reading
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Tagged comfort food, Jansson's temptation, kale recipes, recipes, roast lamb, seasonal food, seasonal recipes, slow roast lamb, treacle tart, winter cooking, winter recipes
I love broccoli. It’s one of the foods I really crave when I’ve been overindulging, which, as you know, happens fairly regularly. I came up with this recipe after a couple of days of eating, when I got back to … Continue reading