Category: Recipes

Recipes, Recipes using tomatoes

Recipe: Lockdown Spanish lamb stew

So today’s Spanish lamb stew is inspired by one of my favourite Spanish ingredients – paprika. And partly dictated by some of the store cupboard and freezer staples I have to hand. We are in lockdown after all – and what’s the point of stocking up if you’re not going to use it all up […]

Poultry recipes, Recipes

Recipe: My Lockdown chicken curry

So we’ve just got through our first week of lockdown in Cape Town. Rules are stricter here than in the UK – you are not allowed out for exercise or to walk your dog – only to get food and medical supplies. So we’re adjusting to a very different lifestyle. It’s a peaceful one of […]

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Review: Tasty spice pods from The Spice Pioneer

How I love anything that makes cooking easier. So I was delighted to try these fabulous spice pods from The Spice Pioneer. They source the best herbs and spices from reliable suppliers and package them up to specific recipes so you’re ready to go. Delivered to your door, there’s a choice of five combos to  […]

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Cooking delightful Korean dishes with Sous Chef

Today I’m back in the kitchen and cooking something completely different. I’ve eaten a bit of Korean food but can’t say I’ve cooked it much. Time to rectify that with some help from this inspiring Korean selection from Sous Chef. It’s the website of dreams for serious cooks with a wide array of ingredients (not […]

Food News, Recipes

Perfect foodie gifts: the Microplane Spice and Chilli sets

So today it’s only 35 days to Christmas – you really should have started your Christmas shopping by now. Don’t you hate that last minute rush when you inevitably end up paying way more than you budgeted because you’ve left it so late and haven’t planned properly.  I’m here to help! Is there a food […]

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Cookery course: Edible Christmas gifts with KitchenAid

KitchenAid Edible Christmas Gift Cookery Course So now that we’re well into November it’s time to think seriously about Christmas. And of course the dreaded Christmas shopping – what a frenzy. So this is a great idea for an early Christmas present – and you’ll be able to learn how to make lovely gifts for […]