Giant potato rosti | The pleasures of sucking spag bol through a straw

I was reading a new cookbook, Midnight Chicken & Other Recipes Worth Living For by Ella Risbridger (new cookbook on the power of cooking as a remedy, well worth buying both for the narrative and for the recipes), on the train the other night and started thinking about how food writers often contextualise their recipes … Continue reading Giant potato rosti | The pleasures of sucking spag bol through a straw

A brief pub review, an even briefer restaurant review and a recipe for when you receive jar of posh beans

Whether it’s down to being busy at work or having a fresh batch of exams to worry about or simply because it’s winter and I have really cold fingers in winter, I’ve had writers’ apathy recently. Not to say I haven’t had ideas on what to write on or recipes to share, but I’ve just … Continue reading A brief pub review, an even briefer restaurant review and a recipe for when you receive jar of posh beans

Another restaurant that I don’t want you to go to, plus The Sloan Loaf™

My sincere apologies for the lack of posting recently – I’ve been writing quite a few things at work so home writing has taken a bit of a back seat (that’s a massive lie, I haven’t posted in a while because I’ve taken up knitting and it’s bloody great. Will make scarves on commission – … Continue reading Another restaurant that I don’t want you to go to, plus The Sloan Loaf™

A Guide to Sourdough Making By Someone Who Has Never Made Sourdough – Stage 2 (Plus Another Unrelated Recipe)

Right, I have an exam this afternoon so writing a blog post is definitely not what I should be doing this morning. But, I’m aware that you’ve probably been in a state of anticipation for weeks waiting to find out how Keith, my newborn sourdough starter, is fairing (I know you haven’t, I just need … Continue reading A Guide to Sourdough Making By Someone Who Has Never Made Sourdough – Stage 2 (Plus Another Unrelated Recipe)

A Guide to Sourdough Making from Someone who has Never Made Sourdough (Plus Unrelated Recipe)

My first law exam is tomorrow, so naturally I chose this bank holiday weekend to embark on a project I’ve been meaning to do for years; I’ve finally taken the plunge into the weird, nerdy world of sourdough making. A difficult decision, to create life at this stage in my life, but one I feel … Continue reading A Guide to Sourdough Making from Someone who has Never Made Sourdough (Plus Unrelated Recipe)