Butternut Squash, Sage & White Wine Risotto

Risotto is a classic Italian dish; loved and cooked in Italy since the 1800’s, it’s now a world wide favourite. A lot of people think the creamy consistency of risotto comes from adding cheese, but in fact it’s produced by adding the stock gradually. As you add it bit-by-bit the rice rubs together to release…

Kickstarter is LIVE!

After a year of incredibly hard work writing, designing and photographing the cookbook, it’s finally LIVE on Kickstarter! This has been a crazy year, and it’s about to get crazier. Please have a browse of the project, share it with friends and of course, if you see something you like, pledge. Any amount, great or…

Ukrainian Red Borscht

Borscht is an Eastern European sour soup, with this particular version using beetroot to produce the deep redish-pink colour, stemming from Ukrainian origin. I’ve been wanting to try this particular dish for a long time and it was definitely worth the wait; an unexpected, tangy flavour packed full of delicious and healthy vegetables. Plus, the…

Red Pepper & Sun Dried Tomato Rigatoni

  Like most people, I absolutely love pasta, but it’s good to keep things interesting. As pasta is such a super simple meal, it’s so easy to get experimental and make something new. This dish was thrown together quickly before heading to the cinema the other night, so the sauce contains just four ingredients… that’s…

Indian Tarka Dal

A year on from my travels in India, I decided to pay homage to my time there and re-create a dish we ate most days. Dal is a split pulse soup, cooked with various aromatic, rich spices and often served with rice, roti, chapatis, or as an accompaniment to curries in a thali. This is…