Lockdown Mac n Cheese

First Instagram Live: DONE! Well that was fun, especially when my phone died in the middle. Cheers for watching like and subscribe (genuinely want to see me do this again? Post recipe suggestions in the comments πŸŽ₯) Serves 4, takes 30 minutes INGREDIENTS400g pasta (macaroni is perfect but others work fine)1 pint whole milk50g butter500g…

Vegan Chocolate Truffles

Got some extra time on your hands and fancy treating someone to a handmade chocolate present this Easter? These chocolate truffles are a breeze to make, only use three ingredients and are vegan! Chocolate and coconut milk are a dream combination for a smooth truffle. Happy Easter 🍫🐰 Takes 3 hours, makes 12 truffles INGREDIENTS200g…

Gem’s Salmon with Rosemary Potatoes, Spinach and Cream Sauce

While we’re all at home, and probably have a bit more time to cook, I thought I’d share something a bit different. Lots of my friends are holed up with their partners, so why not cook up a date-worthy dish one evening? This recipe is a total dream: Juicy salmon, crispy potatoes, delicious cream sauce….

Breakfast Potatoes, Soft Boiled Egg

LOOK AT THAT YOLK. Inspired by the breakfast potatoes I’ve been chowing down in diners this past week in New York, I thought I’d share a recipe I wrote a while ago. The secret is to par boil the potatoes before you roast them. This gives them a soft fudgyness inside, as well as a…

Chicken Pinto Bean Stew

My first Stateside recipe! πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡²πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡² After a great gym workout the other evening (thanks @crunchfitnesss) I wandered into @traderjoes, an oasis of calm…. lol jks it was #coronavirus fuelled chaos in there. I managed to scramble together a couple of bits, queue for an age, and return to the flat, gleeful for an evening of cooking ahead. On the…

Homemade Hummus (and other delicious things on toast)

Life is better after a round of toast. Thick bread, charred almost to the point of burnt and slathered generously with butter, is one of life’s great pleasures. Being vegan this month means the butter is out, but I still wanted that feeling. So I turned my attention to hummus (lol was my attention ever…

Leek and Mushroom Tart with Roasted Swede and Vegan Pesto

I’m doing Veganuary to challenge my foodie brain to come up with dishes I not only want to eat, but I want to crave. The product of this week’s industry is a vegan tart, my new favourite craving. This tart is a complete dream; a deep mushroomy leek base, hot with mustard, topped with sweet…