Weekend Recipes

Autumnal Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

It’s that time of year when the change in seasons, with its crisp leaves and crisper air, turn all thoughts also to comfort food. A recent visit to a local pumpkin farm has inspired some seasonal cooking, and it doesn’t get more autumnal than a warming, homemade soup. Batch made, this simple recipe will store in… Continue reading Autumnal Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

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A taste of Thailand… in London (Sponsored)

London loves a pop-up, especially when there is food and friends involved. And, let’s face it, nothing signals that summer is coming more than gathering a group of friends and getting the alfresco drinks in. Throw in some delicious “sharey dishes” (as my friends and I like to call them…), and you’ve got the recipe… Continue reading A taste of Thailand… in London (Sponsored)

Weekend Recipes

Eating in: The new going out

The modern dinner party: less prawn cocktail, more hummus. And probably punctuated with the pleasing pop of Prosecco. However, if the idea of cooking for a crowd fills you with dread (or, frankly, you don’t want the hassle), there is an alternative.

Weekend Recipes

Grown Up Ice Cream (Sponsored)

Nothing says summer quite like ice cream. For me, it’s a treat that takes me straight back to childhood holidays, skipping from one Italian gelateria to the next. It was the ultimate lick-the-bowl-clean pudding, rippled with sugar-dusted strawberries at Grandma’s Sunday lunch. And, even today, the distant jingles of Mr. Whippy making his way through… Continue reading Grown Up Ice Cream (Sponsored)

Weekend Recipes

Boozy Eton Mess

Apparently, 28 tonnes of strawberries are eaten every year during Wimbledon. This classic Eton Mess is given a naughty twist with the addition of Pimms! As Eton Messes go, they are pretty quick to whip together but always a winner. Traditionalists may wish to use strawberries alone, but the colours and texture of a berry mixture also works.