Butternut Squash and Crispy Sage Risotto

It’s the season for warm comforting dishes to get us through these dark cosy months. Butternut squash and pumpkins are a popular choice at this time of year. And this dish can be used with either, because if you’re anything like me you have some pumpkins leftover from Halloween last week. Of course I plan…

My Daughter’s 3rd Birthday Cake

My daughter turned 3 a couple of weeks ago (where on earth did those 3 years go?) and I was determined to make her a cake, despite the fact I was drowning in work and social activities. For those of you who saw my cake last year, you will know that I love baking but…

Diwali Biscuits

Happy Diwali to all that are celebrating this year ๐Ÿ™‚ Making biscuits for Diwali is one of our family traditions. Whilst it may not be something you associate with Diwali, itโ€™s something we always made alongside all the spicy snacks and sweet treats. My Mum and I would make biscuits every year and hand them…

Pepperoni and Spicy Honey Pizza

My husband very kindly bought me an Ooni pizza oven for our anniversary this year. He’s very clever as I am not sure who it benefits more. Nevertheless, I was ecstatic. I have seen my friends and family make pizza in their Ooni ovens and I yearned for one ever since. My first pizza story……

Spaghetti Pomodoro

Is there anything more comforting than a bowl of pasta? A bowl of pasta coated in a fragrant tomato sauce topped with parmesan cheese, basil and extra virgin olive oil. I’m not sure there is, especially on a rainy day. A trip down memory lane… Spaghetti Pomodoro has been one of my favourite dishes ever…

Tebasaki Chicken Wings

I haven’t disappeared! But I’ve done it again haven’t I? I’ve been a little quiet on here recently but I have a good excuse this time, actually a great excuse! I managed to land the biggest job of my career. Read on to find out more. As you know by now, I live and breathe…

Strawberries and Cream

Who is enjoying Wimbledon this year? I absolutely love watching Wimbledon. I have followed it for years as my Dad got me interested in it and I became more and more hooked. We used to sit for long afternoons eating popcorn and watching nervously as the contestants battled it out. I love how professional the…