Spiced butternut squash cookies

I love the run up to Christmas, the atmosphere is truly jolly and fizzing with anticipation, wishing, prepping, planning, stressing! I love that more or less everyone comes together and experiences and shares the run up all together, religious or…

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Greens & lentil coconut curry

This is by far the best curry I have made to date! Each mouthful has the perfect balance between warming peppery spices and tart, zesty notes from the tomatoes, fresh mint & citrus. The addition of coconut milk mellows the pungent…

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Pea pod soup

When summer finally takes off in the UK the ground suddenly bursts with a glut of vibrant fruits and vegetables. From the myriads of ruby berries hanging delicately from their sturdy canes, to courgettes and cucumbers, fiery peppers, sweetcorn, runner beans,…

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Rhubarb, raspberry & rose cake

I LOVE RHUBARB! We have always grown rhubarb in the garden and every year I look forward to late spring when I can pick the strong, blushing pink stems to most often bundle into a crumble, or stew down with apple…

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Chamomile hot cross buns

I’m a sucker for a hot cross bun toasted to within an inch of their life, that’s been lathered in salty spread as soon as it pops from the toaster. Nothing beats that quintissential combination of buttery savouriness, sweet, juicy…

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Pear & Rosemary crisps

I’ve been making these fruit crisps all winter that you would think I’d be sick of them by now but, I just can’t get enough! They’re such a handy snack to have around, there’s always been a point in the…

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Spiced Banana cake

My recipes are always influenced by what is going on in my life at that point in time. Right now I’m all bunged up with a cold and pestered by a cough. However, I’ve told myself at least  I lasted until after Christmas to catch…

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Pear, prune & walnut bars

These bars are a celebration of some of Britain’s best autumn produce. The three star ingredients are all in season during autumn and the early winter months in the UK. I try and use fresh, local produce, mainly because the flavour…

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Late Summer Curry (fresh tomato curry)

My Mum has always been a keen gardener and I remember her growing an abundance of fruit and vegetables as we grew up. My brother and I wrestling on the grass whilst she tended to the the fruit patches or veggies…

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Mauritian (curried tomato & “cheese”) Pasta

My mother’s family originate from Mauritius, so naturally we grew up loving spice and the island’s cuisine. My mum is British but would often incorporate a Mauritian twist into our staple weekday meals, from when we were very young. Macaroni…

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Oishii Noodles

Oishii is Japanese for ‘yummy’ or ‘delicious’ and whilst I do say so myself this is my favourite variation on south east asian dishes out there. I personally think South East asian vegetable dishes are the best because the fast cooking methods and…

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