16/11/2015: Kothu Roti - Palm Beach, Wembley http://www.palmbeachuk.com/ My friend Ashanti, who's family are Sri Lankan, has been on about taking me to this Sri Lankan restaurant for ages and we finally got our acts together and made the trek out to Wembley. It was absolutely worth it and was the first time for me … Continue reading Sri Lankan, Jamaican, and good old East London grub!
09/11/2015: Vegetable stir-fry - Deliciously Ella http://deliciouslyella.com/the-perfect-stir-fry/ A friend of ours was visiting tonight and she's vegetarian so Mark found this simple stir-fry recipe. I loved the addition of tahini to give a thicker, nuttier sauce that brought a really comforting feel to this dish. 10/11/2015: Winter udon soup - own recipe I love to … Continue reading 45 weeks done!
Everyone knows that the holiday is only over when all the food you brought back is gone right? 31/10/2015: Steak Bearnaise We drove back from France today and got home just in time to catch the kick-off of the Rugby World Cup final with Australia against the ultimately victorious New Zealand. There wasn't time for it … Continue reading Halloween and bonfire night
24/10/2015: Cassoulet This week we were on vacation with some friends from University and staying in Brittany, France, in the tiny little port village of Doëlan. After a looong drive from London today we sat down to a lovely warm bowl of cassoulet to get us right into the French spirit! 25/10/2015: Spinach and sweet potato … Continue reading A week in Brittany, France
19/10/2015: Bacon and date toast - Better on Toast, Jill Donenfeld http://www.harpercollins.co.uk/9780062329042/better-on-toast I had already bought ingredients before realising this is actually meant to be a breakfast toast - who cares right? Everyone loves a good breakfast for dinner! I was a bit unsure about the sweet maple-date ricotta mixture but as soon as I gave … Continue reading Claire’s 30th and only 10 weeks to go!
12/10/2015: Mushroom gnocchi with arugula and walnut pesto http://pinchofyum.com/mushroom-gnocchi-with-arugula-and-walnut-pesto We decided on gnocchi tonight as we haven't had it yet and I found this recipe via Pinterest. Pinch of Yum is a great blog! Remember the pomegranate, kale, and wild rice salad with walnuts and feta from the same blog? I've made that a bunch of … Continue reading Steph and Owen to stay again
If we've done 40 weeks...that means we only have 12 left! Exciting!! 05/10/2015: "Autumn salad" with figs, prosciutto, Stilton, and candied walnuts http://www.fromthekitchen.co.nz/2014/04/autumn-salad.html#.VhJqWMscFGF Mark found this recipe for tonight and I couldn't wait to eat it! I absolutely love figs and always look forward to this time of year! The combination of flavours in this salad … Continue reading 40 weeks done as Autumn closes in