Cold, dark days and the run up to Christmas always brings cravings for the classics. I really need some comfort food this time of year and what’s more comforting than a pie? I’m also trying to improve my skills with pastry so this was another excuse to practise. Although you can buy pastry, shortcrust … More Chicken, ham and leek pie (with short crust pastry)
As you may have picked up (if you’ve been following this blog), I am passionate about food and there isn’t much (or indeed anything), that I don’t like if it’s cooked well. But some flavours get me really excited and ginger is one of them! There’s something comforting and warming about ginger and this cake … More Jamaican Ginger Cake (with fresh ginger and a-little-bit-a-rum)!
The days are short, the clocks have gone back and there are more leaves on the ground than on the trees: Autumn is well under way! And is there any vegetable that symbolises Autumn more than the pumpkin? This recipe is another inspired by my recent trip to Lombardy in Northern Italy. Italians eat a … More Pumpkin ravioli with walnuts and sage