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Rhubarb and Red Currant Jam swirled bread.

Rhubarb and Red Currant Jam Swirled Bread

Do you ever feel anxious, and you know that the only remedy to stop your racing mind is to do something with your hands? Something earthy and grounding.  Something that would require a bit of mess at first and quite a bit of work but will leave you with the feeling of utter satisfaction and […]

All natural pumpkin seed and hazelnut granola.

All Natural Pumpkin Seed and Hazelnut Granola

What? You don’t start your day with a cup of hot steaming cocoa? If not you are really missing out. I teach a lot of Italians…A LOT. When someone starts to learn a foreign language you have to ask them about things they are passionate about to get them excited about speaking in that language. […]

Autumn Mississippi Mud Pie

Autumn Mississippi Mud Pie

Guys!! I can’t even begin to tell you what a dangerous and an incredibly addictive substance I’ve created! Over the top indulgent. Full stop. I start craving it even at the sheer memory of the sweet, spicy, smooth, crumbly, crunchy and all around delicious Mississippi Mud Pie. If you’ve had one you will instantly start […]

Nutella Crust Banana Bread

Nutella Crust Banana Bread

The kids are back to school and are happily settling into their usual routine; getting to know new teachers, making sleepover plans and, in Mitchell’s case, getting ready for an exam that will become the first step of transitioning from childhood to adolescence. I am wincing even as I am writing this and picturing my […]

Smoky Baba Ghanoush with Sumac

Smoky Baba Ghanoush with Sumac

I love eggplant and everything that is made from that gorgeous purple vegetable. When I was little my mom made an eggplant caviar, a vegetable spread that exists in various shapes and under a multitude of names all over Eastern Europe and the Mediterranean. My brother and I ate it piled on good crusty bread […]

Catherine wheel sausage with garlic and sage

Catherine Wheel Sausage with Garlic and Sage and Cider Onion Gravy

So I’ve decided to start something new as a homage to the country I call home. British Friday. What do you think? Aren’t you curious at all to learn more about what people actually eat here? Forget Fish’n Chips, there is so much more to British food and I want to share it with you. […]

Skinny Mango Coffeecake with Toasted Coconut Crumble

{Skinny} Mango Coffeecake with Toasted Coconut Crumble

I am not sure how often a recipe is born in this kitchen only because something is languishing in the fridge but this coffeecake is definitely one of those cases. I bought a big tin of mango pulp a couple of weeks ago on a whim. I was browsing an international aisle in my local […]

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