Posted in September 2012

Family fried chicken

Family fried chicken

I was never particularly keen on American food. I had a food snob view that there can’t be anything else, other than fast food, coming from their continent. That perception was based on ignorance. Having spent some more time reading about their food, I realise that in actual fact, there are so many different influences … Continue reading

Pyjama-day Asian chicken & broth

Pyjama-day Asian chicken & broth

Confession time: Working from home, I have the odd day where I just don’t feel like getting out of my pyjamas at all. There, now you know about my pyjama-day. On these days I stay in my pyjamas and generally just take it easy. You won’t find me feeling guilty about it at all. I … Continue reading

Nasturtium pesto & gremolata

Nasturtium pesto & gremolata

 Nasturtiums in the garden – nasturtiums to the kitchen My mum always tells the story of how as children they ate nasturtium leaves on bread. As a child that was a rather foreign concept to me. I could barely understand eating salad leaves, let alone leaves from flowers that grow in the back garden. Those … Continue reading

Melancholy sunflower bread rolls

Melancholy sunflower bread rolls

The delicious Mrs Dahl, actually has the perfect way of talking about food – through emotions. But I guess that’s what happens with food. There’s always an emotional connection with it. Whether a reminder or a new experience that’s being created. But if you think about it, isn’t that the way it is with food? … Continue reading