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…

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…

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…

Restaurant Shoot

I love shooting restaurants and cafes. There’s something about the hustle and bustle of a restaurant that makes my job so much fun. Restaurants are very similar to a swan; calm and relaxing to the eye but what you don’t see is all the hard work underneath the water. As customers, we don’t always see…

Masala Lamb Steak and Okra Fries

Lamb steak is a treat for us. It’s something that feels a little special because we don’t eat it often and leaves us feeling lie we have indulged. Steak is something we normally associate with restaurants, but it is so simple to do at home too. And it’s a great date night meal! I’ve never…

Coconut Tadka Dal (Vegan)

I am the first to admit that I can’t seem to sustain a Vegan diet for good, let alone a month! But Veganuary is a great opportunity to try and cut back on meat and dairy and the recent trend over the years has really made us think about what we eat. For me and…

Birthday Cake!

Did somebody say cake? It was my daughters 2nd birthday yesterday. Two years have flown past. I know everybody says they grow up quick but gosh I didn’t realise it was this quick. My little one is now the boss of the house. From the moment we wake up it’s all go, hopping from one…

Moroccan Roast Chicken and Couscous

Well it’s been a little while since I’ve done a recipe on here, apologies! I blame tonsillitis and generally trying to balance work and home life. What a wonderful summer we just had. Yes the weather wasn’t great, but we had so much fun catching up with friends and family and attending lots of weddings….

Banana and Chocolate Chip Muffins

I love to bake but sometimes I think my waistline could do without it. There’s nothing wrong with a little cake, but if I can make it a little lighter I will. I’m not a huge fan of over complicated recipes that ask for strange ingredients to make it healthier. Also I’m a little bored…