Recipes

Fettuccine Sun-dried Tomatoes, Feta,  Jalapeños and Olives

Fettuccine Sun-dried Tomatoes, Feta, Jalapeños and Olives

Fettuccine with sun-dried tomatoes, feta, jalapeños and olives is a quick and easy mix of ready-to-eat foods combining sweet Italian flavours with the unexpected heat of jalapeños. Years ago I had a boyfriend who liked to have a movie night every Tuesday. My go to […]

Create a chickpea, aubergine & sweet potato curry

Create a chickpea, aubergine & sweet potato curry

Strange that my first two recipes on this website happen to be vegan. I tend to have beef or chicken included in my meals on a daily basis. But sometimes one just has to use what’s in the cupboard or fridge and some delicious results […]

Enhance your Socca

Enhance your Socca

How to make socca, also known as farinata. There’s more to this post than a recipe. A top tip! Socca is cooked like a crêpe, so there must be no sticking to the pan. Rather than replacing my old non-stick pan (which is now sticking) […]

Live and eat – the afterword

Live and eat – the afterword

This was my view when I revisited Whitstable harbour. A happy return a year after my first visit. I devoured oysters and bouillabaisse this time!  

Oysters in Whitstable

Oysters in Whitstable

I eat to live and live to eat . The constant battle of the balance. I must have been the only person walking around Whitstable that day. Rain poured in torrents for hours. The British shopkeepers circled me in astonishment (and fear?). Besides the outside […]