Grilled Fish Tacos in London

Many, many fish tacos were consumed on a recent honeymoon to Hawaii. See exhibit 1, top left. Eating fish tacos became an integral part of my daily life, like brushing my teeth and texting my mum. It was inevitable that returning to London and normality would bring with it a deep gaping hole where once … Continue reading

Olympic Gold Medal for Wonkiest Cupcakes…

I thought I’d make cupcakes. Simple, vanilla cupcakes. Because I’ve never made them before. I thought it’d be a good idea because: it’s the cutesy go-to cake of every kitchen goddess (Gwyneth Paltrow, Lorraine Pascale, Nigella Lawson…) and you have to aspire to sumthink; Andy Murray had just won Olympic Gold, and cupcakes look prettier … Continue reading

Speedy shrimp, spinach and tomato pasta

As in speedy to make, not speedy actual shrimps. They were prawns anyway. But shrimps give them a cooler vibe, because as prawns go these aren’t exactly up there. They’re just small frozen ones from the back of the freezer. But still, I am doing what I set out to do. Making stuff with stuff … Continue reading

Gwynnie P’s Hot Tuna Nicoise Salad

Hello, This used to be one of my go-to meals. It’s chicken Supernoodles in a runny-ish sauce with halved cherry tomatoes and slabs of cheddar wodged on top. But, look… after my I’d-quite-like-to-learn-to-cook-a-bit epiphany a couple of weeks ago, I reached for my un-thumbed Gwyneth Paltrow cookery book and ‘came up’ with this: This is hot … Continue reading