Banana loaf

Banana Loaf

Bananas.  Love them or hate them?  I don’t know about you, but generally I’m not a fussy eater.  When it comes to fruit though, and bananas in particular, I do become perhaps a little fussier than the average person.  My bananas can’t be too green, but then, they can’t be too ripe either… its a […]

Hot smoked trout & lentil salad

Hot smoked trout and lentil salad

Has it really been two weeks since my last post?!? I can’t believe what a crazy month March has been.  Did you miss me?  I sure missed you guys! I suppose now is as good a time as any to share my news with you all.  Earlier this month I enrolled in a postgraduate course […]

Peach, prosciutto and mozzarella salad

Peach, prosciutto and mozzarella salad

The arrival of March has brought with it an ever so slight shift in temperatures, signalling the changing of seasons.  The cooler mornings and evenings have somehow made me think ahead from summer salads and juicy ripe fruits to heartier meals and comfort food.  I’m trying hard to resist the temptation to start cooking these […]

Almond crescents

Almond crescents

My mother has a fantastic recipe for Almond crescents, which for some reason I found myself craving last weekend.  She hasn’t baked them in an incredibly long time, so I’ve no idea why my craving for them set in so strongly over the weekend. I’ve never made them myself before, and unfortunately for me I […]

Ricotta pancakes

Pancake Day

Today’s not just any day of the week, it’s Pancake Day!  The one day in the year when you’ve a legitimate excuse to eat pancakes for breakfast, lunch and/or tea.  Somehow I forgot this small snippet of information when I woke this morning, so missed out on pancakes for breakfast, but managed to whip up […]

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