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Culinary Travel

Cooking Class in Emilia Romagna

Cooking Class in Emilia Romagna

I never realised the kids would love it quite so much. This little side jaunt from our skiing trip was for me, not them, and yet, I discovered that putting children into a michelin starred kitchen to learn how to make traditional Bolognese peasant food is actually a very clever […]

January 6, 2015 ×

Recipes

Simple Tuna Pasta

Simple Tuna Pasta

My husband’s been away, and the first thing my kids did was ask me “Mama, can we PLEASE have REAL pasta before Daddy get’s home?” I’ll let you into a secret. It doesn’t matter how often I tell you that there is nothing wrong with gluten free pasta, I’m lying. […]

January 30, 2014 ×

Recipes

Fideuà with prawns and calamari

Fideuà with prawns and calamari

The dry hills around Barcelona. A thirteenth century villa. A barbecue and an autumn breeze. And then, to top it all off, Fideuà – the pasta version of paella. What a night – and what a recipe to bring home with me. Make it on a barbecue, an open fire, […]

November 11, 2013 ×

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Food Obsessed…. Moi?

Food Obsessed…. Moi?

Food bloggers come in all shapes and sizes (and some would say, vast, vast, quantities). But underneath them all is an obsession with food, and I’ve just discovered it’s unnatural. Recently I ran a trivia night at my place with nine of my nearest and dearest. It came about because […]

December 23, 2012 ×

dairy free, gluten free, Recipes

Dairy-free Carbonara

Dairy-free Carbonara

Did you know that traditional carbonara recipes often don’t contain cream? It’s amazing, isn’t it, that you can get a creamy sauce without actually using cream. Think about mayonnaise. It also doesn’t contain any dairy (if you make it yourself – who knows what they put in the jar). Egg […]

June 26, 2012 ×

Recipes

Balaleet – An Emirati Breakfast

Balaleet – An Emirati Breakfast

Noodles for breakfast? With fragrant spices and omelet morsels? Doesn’t sound like the kind of thing you could just whip up every morning for breakfast? Well the Emiratis do – citizens of the United Arab Emirates. Maybe not every morning, but more than just sometimes they might prepare this traditional […]

November 30, 2011 ×

Recipes

Smoked tuna spaghetti

When I was single, this dish kept me alive. If I had not found this combination, I would have existed entirely on toast and red wine, so we can thank it for my healthy heart and buttocks today. Back then it was far less gourmet – simply “tuna spaghetti”, but […]

January 17, 2011 ×