Chocolate and Zuccini Cake

Although zuccini is not the English name, my first exposure to this cake was under the employment of an Australian cafe owner, and therefore I wish to respect my initial discovery of this recipe from my fun days working at 232 in Bristol, which is actually where my interest in food began to grow. The […]

Salt & Pepper Prawns

During our year living in the then filthy, now thriving (but still filthy) Stokes Croft in Bristol, my best friend and I visited a fairly mediocre local Chinese called Great Wall (before we had discovered the wonderful and far superior Mayflower just a few steps further). The menu featured a ‘Slat & Pepper’ section, so […]

Shortcrust Pie Pastry

It’s really good to get familiar with pastry, as it opens up many possibilities within savoury and sweet, and there really is no limit to what you can put in a pie. After expressing this perspective to my friend Olivia, she requested I make her a lasagne pie, which I did! Some of my specific […]

Baked Blueberry & Vanilla Cheesecake

When photographer scamps Verity Roberts and Yen Chi Vo frantically rifled through a recipe book of mine whilst we met for our ‘Quick ‘n’ Easy Cook Club’, relentlessly bookmarking desserts that they demanded I make for them, I was a little overwhelmed. In my own time I took another look, and settled upon exploring the […]

Pizza Dough

Nearly everyone loves pizza, but rather than it being a uniquely unifying dish that somehow pleases everyone, it is its flexibility that allows for it to be transformed in to something to suit almost all tastes that makes it so successful (even dislikers of cheese or tomato need not be left out). They are also […]