Summer Canapes

May 21, 2017

Make Pesto Everything!

I am a little obsessed with pesto at the moment and want to make pesto everything. Pesto is a sauce hailing from Italy. It traditionally consists of crushed garlic, pine nuts, salt, basil leaves, parmesan cheese and olive oil all blended together to make a sauce of the God’s! Many people’s experience of pesto will be…

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Sweet potato and bacon bread

May 18, 2016

Sweet potato and bacon bread

Every now and then I make a dish that is so delicious that people can’t help but ask for the recipe. Lucky for you, this is one of those and what’s more it is so easy to make! If you came to Feel Good Food at Proper Tea, you will know just how tasty this recipe…

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Rhubarb and Electric Daisy Spritzer

February 29, 2016

Rhubarb and Electric Daisy Spritzer

If you were lucky enough to come to my Feel Good Food pop up supper club at North Star Deli in Chorlton and the City, you will have been lucky enough to try my “palate cleanser cocktail” a Rhubarb gin and Electric Daisy Spritzer. After much interest on the evening I have decided to give…

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Cauliflower party

January 29, 2016

Cauliflower party

We all love parties and we all love cauliflowers but have you ever thought of having a cauliflower party???! No? Well me either, until last weekend. Having not seen my friend since last year, we decided to spend Saturday afternoon cooking, chatting and hanging out, but what to cook?  That is where the fun cauliflower…

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What to do with Harissa

November 18, 2015

What to do with Harissa

What to do with Harissa As part of my Persian Pleasures pop up restaurant my guests were lucky enough to get a sample pot of homemade harissa to take home and cook with. So, hello to all of you lovely Persian Pleasures guests… and hello to you lovely lot who didn’t attend but are interested…

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Pumpkin stew

October 22, 2014

Using up your leftovers

Leftovers…Stops wasting them… Did you know that in the U.K we throw away over 7 million tonnes of food from our homes each year… yes, that’s right, 7 million tonnes… the equivalent of £12.5 billion pounds each year! Food waste makes me very sad. You just have to think of all the energy that has…

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February 19, 2014

Food to warm the soul

Manchester Action on Street Health (M.A.S.H) is a fantastic charity that provide free and confidential support for woman who sex work in Greater Manchester. They promote personal safety whist offering choice, support and empowerment to individuals. As they are a charity they rely heavily on volunteers in supporting the woman on all levels. A good…

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24 Hours and a Slow Cooker

February 5, 2014

24 Hours and a Slow Cooker

I was bought a slow cooker for Christmas and have dabbled with it over January but the problem is I always try to start the “Slow cooking” process far too late in the afternoon. I thought I would counter act this by cooking beef brisket for a loooong 24 hours. I served it with canalili…

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