JEW-ISH HOT DOG SAUSAGE ROLLS


Happy new year one and all. Whilst many start a new year with the typical healthy resolution, it doesn’t mean there isn’t room for some naughty food and lets face it Hot Dogs are the ultimate comfort food. Yes, you can shove them in a roll, but why not put them in puff pastry and…

ROSEMARY AND MAPLE SYRUP ROASTED CARROT SOUP


I remember a time when the only carrot soup that seemed to exist was with coriander (yuk). Served in a watery consistency, I felt like I was being punished on two levels. One I don’t like coriander and two, since this it is a root veg where the thick, rich consistency gone – why was…

TURKEY APPLE HASH -LEFTOVER CHRISTMAS DINNER


I might be Jew-ish, but I LOVE Christmas. The songs, spending time with my family, overeating and celebrating this festival that isn’t even part of my religion. But who cares it makes me happy and I look forward to this time of year from the moment its over. So as the glorious Christmas day comes to…

JEW-ISH GREEN RICE – parsley and dill


As Christmas approaches, and you wonder what OTHER dish could you offer that would be a welcome addition to the table I offer you this tasty Mexican /Middle eastern inspired dish. The fresh green herbs are soaked into the rice during cooking, packing it full or fresh flavour and making it green, hence the name….

QUICK RASPBERRY AMARETTO ALMOND CAKE – lemon pistachio icing


Stumbling across a recipe that is so simple but yet has a beautiful outcome is a rare find. Time spent well searching the internet for the best cakey- desserty-thingy that I could prepare in under fifteen minutes, and feature almond and raspberries led me to this triumph. You can always rely on the BBC Good…

HEALTHY SUCCOTASH – AN AMERICAN SWEETCORN DISH


First of all there is nothing Jew-ish to say about this dish AT ALL. Other than I am a Jew and I like eating it. Before my stint in LA I A/ Didn’t really like sweetcorn and b/had never heard of this dish. When I first saw it on the menu it was served with…

APRICOT, THYME AND HERB STUFFING


It’s festivals such as Thanksgiving that evoke nostalgic feelings, reminding me of my five years spent in America. Mac and cheese, green beans, turkey, sweet potato pie, washed down with prosecco, beer and anything else. Spent together watching sports, cooking a huge meal and being part of this American tradition made me feel the most…

OREO DOUBLE CHOCOLATE CHEESECAKE


Okay, so first of all this is NOT the simplest of recipes. This dessert is show stopping, but a labour of love that will take up some serious hourage of your day. The results will leave you on the tip of people’s tongues as they talk about THIS dessert for time to come. I created…

DAIRY FREE STICKY TOFFEE PUDDING


It’s a date with a date! Excuse the pun for this sugar high, showstopping pudding that will simply leave anyone eating it lost for words. Stating the obvious if you are on a diet, hit the gym hard before gobbling a portion away, because lets face it, life is too short to pass over this…

HILARY’S -SPELT FLOUR GOATS CHEESE LAVENDER PANCAKES


I have to thank the wonderful Hilary Doyle for this recipe, which she concocted whilst on our road trip in Prince Edward County, a very picturesque part of Ontario Canada. Whilst staying in a house in Picton, (that gifted me a bat in my bedroom!!!) Hilary against all kitchen odds in a terribly laid out…

QUICK THAI GREEN CURRY COURGETTE SOUP


I once had a soup business at work as a sideline. It would seem that my soups were cheaper, tastier and healthier  than crappy sandwiches the local area offered. Making full bodied tasting soups runs in my family as, my mum, sister, grandma have for many years created soups every which way and served up at a family…