The New Classic: Lemon-Syrup Loaf Cake

A life without cake isn't one worth living. Sorry clean eaters and strict dieters. I knew that when this long weekend that's just passed came up that I was going to make a cake, irregardless of how poor I currently am (or that I'd just finished a Delia marmalade cake which I managed to burn … Continue reading The New Classic: Lemon-Syrup Loaf Cake

Ugly But Worthy: Creamy Sardine And Tomato Pasta

The sadly late Anthony Bourdain was quoted as saying that poor cooks are often the most creative because they have to be (paraphrased horribly I hasten to add). Do I need to continue my gushy worship of Jack Monroe...you must have got it by now! This is one of their recipes but adapted to suit … Continue reading Ugly But Worthy: Creamy Sardine And Tomato Pasta

Where’s The Meat: Mushroom And Chickpea ‘Bourgignon’

Please accept this vegan recipe as a peace offering after writing about cooking with offal and MSM the past few days! It would only be a matter of time before I started playing with the doyenne of rags-to-riches cooking themselves, Jack Monroe's recipes and making them my own. I read this on their site and … Continue reading Where’s The Meat: Mushroom And Chickpea ‘Bourgignon’

Rags To Riches: Sweet And Sour Hot Dogs..Cambridge Style?

I always love when frantically scouring cookbooks or recipes online; in dire need of fresh inspiration but with no desire to shop; and I drop the metaphorical pin on a recipe where upon initial browsing, I realise I have every ingredient in stock. This was one such occasion, albeit subject to my usual adaptations and … Continue reading Rags To Riches: Sweet And Sour Hot Dogs..Cambridge Style?