Coriander and Pomegranate Ceviche, from my cookbook

Coriander and Pomegranate Ceviche, from my cookbook

Freshly torn from its plant, cilantro transforms a sad excuse of a salad into a party on a plate. And you’re invited. Unless you have a hotline to Dan Barber’s brain, growing coriander can be a trifle tricky. Best tip? Don’t bother with the supermarket plants. They are merely dejected relatives of the real thing […]

How to Make Sesame Snaps

How to Make Sesame Snaps

Cutlery numbs my taste buds. I’m convinced my fingertips start to recognise flavour before any of it reaches my mouth. Eggs and guacamole on toast? My digits get to taste it first. Imagine the same breakfast with a knife and fork? Or eating a hamburger with cutlery? Sushi perhaps? Even pizza? Look, if I’m to […]

Nut pulp Granola with Liquorice & Cinnamon

Nut pulp Granola with Liquorice & Cinnamon

For security purposes, I like to keep a jar of liquorice granola in my cupboard at all times. I’m a better human being when my belly is busy. The older I get, the more I need my food to fill an emotional crypt too. I get a better burn from lovingly crafted granola than the […]

US edition: TASTY. NAUGHTY.HEALTHY.NICE

US edition: TASTY. NAUGHTY.HEALTHY.NICE

Wahhhh! The Extra Virgin Kitchen cookbook has taken wings under the name TASTY.NAUGHTY.HEALTHY.NICE. for my American pals this September 2017.  It’s currently cheap AF on Amazon pre-order, so please consider cantering over and purchasing it for someone special who needs a badass treat to brighten their day. I promise to bring industrial amounts of giddiness […]

Wrinkles: skin food part 4

Wrinkles: skin food part 4

Obnoxiously priced, commercial face creams are designed to separate you from your money and your brain cells. We all know the brands I’m referring to #sexyswipe. They advertise in every glossy magazine, preying on your friends, your daughter, mother and sisters. You want to stay young? The answer is not giving hundreds of your hard-earned […]