Gift Vouchers

Struggling to find the perfect gift for a friend or family member? Why not treat them to an online class. Each voucher entitles one household/screen to join one of my Friday night online classes and is valid for 12 months The lucky recipient can then choose from any of the classes listed here. No need…

Fig & Pistachio Frangipane Tart with Rosewater Cream

A simple take on a classic Bakewell tart, but with Middle Eastern influences for the pastry100g plain flour50g cold butter1 small egg Put the flour and butter in a food processor and whiz until they take on a breadcrumb like texture. Add the egg and whiz again until everything comes together into a ball. If…

Online Classes

Join me from the comfort and familiarity of your kitchen for an online cookalong. Online classes are delivered via Google Meet so you can take part no matter where in the world you are. All you need is a laptop, tablet or phone to connect, and the ingredients to make the dishes on the menu…

Cauliflower Shawarma

Yes folks, another cauliflower recipe. This time we’re making cauliflower “steaks”, flavoured with a spicy marinade using Belazu’s Shawarma Seasoning Paste. You could also make this with Harissa, a red pepper paste, or a paprika paste. I served this on top of a cauliflower and tahini puree with some simple flatbreads alongside 1 cauliflower will…

Saffron Pasta & Chickpeas with Smoked Tomatoes

On Friday, 29th May, we took part in Belazu’s Virtual Banquet cookalong; a fundraising event run by the Belazu Foundation to support the wonderful Chefs in Schools. 7 dishes, 7 top chefs, 2000 particpants on Zoom, delicious ingredients from Belazu, Wellocks, Maldon and Mindful Chef, and 3½ hours to cook it all. We managed six…

Pad Kee Mao (Drunken Noodles)

This is my take on the classic Thai noodle dish whose name originates from being so simple it can be cooked when you get home late at night after a few too many at the pub. This dish can also be made whilst sober To make enough for four adults 400g rice noodles 8 tablespoons…

Pea & Aubergine Curry with Tamarind

I do post a lot of curry recipes here, but in our house, we make curry at least once a week. We’re lucky enough to have a superb independent Indian food store just a few miles down the road which is great for stocking up on spices, breads and vegetables. This is one of those…

Vegan Cauliflower “Cheese”

Like Cauliflower Cheese, but without the cheese. There are few optional things here. You could just use cauliflower, but the addition of onion for flavour, spinach for variety and walnutes for texture make it a more complete dish. For the sauce, if you can’t find miso, you could use a little mustard instead. Any plant…