New York, New York

A month or so ago I spent four jam-packed days in NYC launching my third book The Modern Cook's Year in the US. It was an incredible few days of cooking, parties and dinners. I love the energy of New York, it really...

Posted: 09.05.19 1 Comments

A Feast for Easter

Food has always given me a connection with people, those I cook it for and those I share a table with. It's why I cook. Whether it’s the recipes I send out into the world or around my kitchen table at home, it's these...

Posted: 16.04.19 1 Comments

Five Things to Eat in the Hungry Gap

The 'hungry gap' is the gardeners' name for the stretch of time  in spring when there is little fresh produce in our gardens. Traditionally it ends with the season's first broad beans. There is still plenty for us to...

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Store Cupboard Essentials [Part 3: Baking] 🌿

In my kitchen I look to more unusual, exciting and flavoursome ingredients to add depth and interest to my cooking. This is especially the case when it comes to baking. The spelt flour in my ginger and molasses cake...

Posted: 02.04.19 2 Comments

Store Cupboard Essentials [Part 2: Seasonings] 🌿

In order to cook great, quick vegetarian food for my family I rely on a well-stocked store cupboard. My approach to nutrition is to try to eat a wide variety of foods — it’s like placing a bet on every single...

Posted: 21.03.19 5 Comments

USA Publication & Beetroot, rhubarb + potato gratin

My third book The Modern Cook’s Year will be out in less than a week’s time in the US (March 26th). I’m heading over to NYC for a few days for some events and PR. I am especially excited that I'll be at...

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Ten Game-Changing Women

I am lucky that in my life and my work I get to meet some fascinating women. Here is a list of ten game-changing women who I have taken inspiration from over the last months or years, some of them doing things...

Posted: 08.03.19 2 Comments

Store Cupboard Essentials [Part I: Dry Goods] 🌿

In order to cook great quick vegetarian food for my family I rely on a well-stocked storecupboard.  My approach to nutrition is to try to eat a wide variety of foods — it’s like placing a bet on every single...

Posted: 28.02.19 6 Comments

Fairtrade Chocolate, Almond + Smoked Salt Blondies

For two weeks each year, thousands people around the UK come together to celebrate the people who grow our food, people who live in some of the poorest countries in the world. This year Fairtrade Fortnight is...

Posted: 25.02.19 5 Comments

Foods You Think Are Vegetarian That Aren’t

Since becoming vegetarian ten years ago (and having written thousands of vegetarian recipes), I am all too familiar with the ingredients that appear to be vegetarian (even vegan) but are actually not. You might...

Posted: 11.02.19 7 Comments