Posts Categorized: In the Kitchen

In the Kitchen: Mocha Cupcakes

  Let’s talk about cupcakes. Cupcakes, are the best thing ever. There’s something about the size of them and the ratio of icing to cake that feels so decadent. Seeing rows of cupcakes in a shop makes me smile and eating one doesn’t feel as bad as eating a slice of cake. Also I think they… Read more »

In the Kitchen: Breakfast Scramble

When I was a child, Sunday was the one lazy(ish) day in our house. Every other day the house was a hive of activity from 6:30 onwards – yes even on a Saturday, Saturday was the day of the early morning food shop (my Dad with me and my sisters) and house cleaning/washing (my Mum), gosh we… Read more »

In The Kitchen: Sticky Ginger Chinese Chicken

I think everyone probably has those go to recipes that they turn to when they want something filling, but easy and also quick for dinner. I certainly do. Today’s recipe is a favourite because it’s so delicious, it’s relatively quick and it tastes as good as anything you order from a takeaway shop. But obviously… Read more »

In the Kitchen: Basil & Spinach Pesto

I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve talked about making pesto. It’s one of my staple foods that I use (and eat) constantly; I add it to pasta, spread it on top of pizza instead of a tomato base, and I stir it into sauces for a little extra zing. Yet, whenever I eat it I get it… Read more »

In the Kitchen: Stuffed Mushrooms

Mushrooms are the one vegetable that I eat every single day and add to every meal possible. I honestly think they’d be top of the list of the five foods I’d choose if there was such a thing as ‘Desert Island Foods’. {Or joint top, how could I forget chilled Dairy Milk!} Anyway, my love… Read more »