Roasted winter veggies


When I think ‘Gwyneth Paltrow’, I think ‘films’, but apparently I should also think ‘cook books’. Recently her ‘Notes from my kitchen table’ landed on my cook book pile. And since nowadays everyone can be a writer, not necessarily a … Continue reading

Some bedtime reading

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I have developed this rather unusual interest (borderline addiction) in cookery books, and I may be loosing control a little here – the new ones just keep coming. Once again, after-Christmas sales are not my friend, since the fact you’ve … Continue reading

Home, sweet home

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My mum is a home cooking guru (and I should perhaps fill an application for her to go on Masterchef show, because she is way to modest to even remotely consider doing it herself!). Every time I visit I am completely spoilt by her and her … Continue reading

A little muffin sneak peek


I have just taken a fresh batch of the muffins out of the oven and I have a moment before they cool down and I can finally eat them! A recipe for the delicious banana and honey crumb muffins soon to follow!

pasta e basta!

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When thinking about a dinner, pasta would not be my first, not a second and probably not even a third choice. It’s a whole different story with a lunch though! For me a decent lunch should be super quick, super … Continue reading

A thing about muffins

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I love muffins. Full stop. Whatever flavour, shape or form. Banana, white chocolate and raspberry, carrot, blueberry, pear and ginger, oats and honey … and I can go on like this forever. Blackberry and lemon muffins with icing for today! 1/3 … Continue reading

On a milky way

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I can’t believe I have not made this dessert before! Deliciously creamy and dead easy to make – vanilla panna cotta – another real classic Italian treat made of cream, milk and vanilla beans. Truly great with sharp summer fruit … Continue reading


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What I like best in a cake is not neccessarily the cake itself but the fruit and the crumble on top. So what’s better out there than a dessert made of these two only? Bring on the peach and blueberry … Continue reading