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Salad recipes, Uncategorized

My favourite recipe book of the year

The Kitchen in Woodstock, Cape Town is run by Karen Dudley and is famous for its love sandwiches and legendary salads. When Michelle Obama was in Cape Town in June 2011, she paid The Kitchen a visit, creating quite a sensation. Karen’s recipe book A Week in the Kitchen came out in April this year […]

Fish recipes, Uncategorized

Chilli garlic prawns

This is one of my favourite dishes from Spain, you get versions of it all over the country. Juicy prawns and plenty of garlic are the key ingredients and it’s important to cook it really quickly in a hot pan. I usually serve it with fresh bread and just bring the pan straight to the […]

Restaurants in London, Uncategorized

Classic Italian at Vicino

Vicino was the last restaurant I blogged about before my old blog was cruelly taken away from me. So as it’s still fresh in my memory, I thought I’d tell you all about it again. As it happens, it’s also in the New Kings Road near Parson’s Green tube station. You’re not going to go […]

Soup recipes, Uncategorized

Simple Vietnamese-style broth

This broth is so easy to make and all the herbs and spices give it a lovely, zesty flavour. And it’s healthy, too. I’ve used steak in this one but you can just as easily use chicken or pork, white fish or prawns instead. And for any vegetarians out there just add more veg – […]

Restaurants in London, Uncategorized

Stunning dinner at Tendido Cuatro

So cousin Sally’s in town and staying in Fulham, the perfect opportunity to try somewhere new in the area. We’ve recently got back from Spain and I guess my mind’s still half there because I found myself googling Spanish restaurants in Fulham and asking on twitter if anyone could recommend one. One of my followers […]

Starter recipes, Uncategorized

Delectable tomato bruschetta topping

This makes a wonderful, easy starter for any dinner. Simply make your topping in advance – it’s best if it sits in the fridge for a few hours for all the flavours to infuse. Take it out of the fridge about 15 minutes before you want to serve. Lightly toast the ciabatta. Then bring everything […]