Walnut and fig tart

Walnut and fig tart

Am I the only person who occasionally buys canned food because I like the design of the packaging? I found these Baldjis figs in Waitrose recently and thought they just looked lovely, trouble is, I don’t really like figs. I … Continue reading

Orange, coconut and semolina cake

It’s no secret that I love the food of Yotam Ottolenghi. His approach to vegetables is exciting, his flair with cake is inspiring and I have absolute faith in his palate which means that when I see a recipe for … Continue reading

Honey and Lemon Almond Cake

Honey and Lemon Almond Cake

On our journey home from Korcula to Split during our summer holiday in Croatia, we drove through the coastal towns and winding roads, even crossing into Bosnia-Herzogovina for a brief moment. During our stint in Bosnia we passed roadside stalls … Continue reading

Bill’s Jamaican coconut bread

Bill’s Jamaican coconut bread

Sydney-siders will know all about him, and some hip city folk might have heard about his London presence. I’m talking about Bill Granger. That man-child food wizard who has made his career on sensational scrambled eggs. Of course there are … Continue reading

Perfect cream cheese icing

Perfect cream cheese icing

I had a victory yesterday. A cream cheese victory. I hear you asking, ‘can cream cheese be anything other than victorious?’ and I agree but in this case I’m talking about cream cheese icing. I don’t know if you’ve ever … Continue reading