Breakfast · Desserts and bakes · Restaurant Reviews · Uncategorized

Granger & Co. Inspired Ricotta Hotcakes

As an avid Instagram user, I’ve noticed that a few select dishes seem to have acclaimed an almost “cult” status wherein a certain restaurant will be frequented just for that one particular plate which is photographed over and over. One of these is the fluffy, light and puffy-cloud ricotta hotcakes from Australian brunch haven, Granger… Continue reading Granger & Co. Inspired Ricotta Hotcakes

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Autumnal Maple Pecan Pumpkin Pie

I love Autumn. The crunch of fallen leaves, colours of the golden trees, that little nip of frost in the morning air, donning of cosy knits and of course, the return of warming and hearty food. The oncoming of the Autumnal months brings with it a new array of seasonal produce, one of the most… Continue reading Autumnal Maple Pecan Pumpkin Pie

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Uni of Nottingham Wild Garlic Chicken Kievs

How satisfying is it when the paths you walk from class to home are lined with edible goodies you can cook with for your tea?* *tea= dinner, supper, evening meal, whatever you want to call it… In March and April, those wide leafy garlicky greens are in season again. Less pungent than cloves of garlic,… Continue reading Uni of Nottingham Wild Garlic Chicken Kievs

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Sourdough pancakes

Shrove Tuesday. A day marking the traditional feast day before the beginning of Lent on Ash Wednesday. Whatever… any excuse to eat pancakes! My memories of this day growing up was rushing home from school (always starving), getting out my mum’s old griddle and making pancakes with my brother. I would do the mixing. We… Continue reading Sourdough pancakes

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The science of coffee

It’s funny how taste changes with age. When I was young, I’d always smell my mum making coffee in the kitchen (just the regular, instant stuff (the cafetieré was for reserved for when my coffee-queen auntie came to visit), however I despised the taste. I thought it too bitter, and wondered how anyone could like… Continue reading The science of coffee


Frothy frolics: a simple tip for frothy milk

You know that lovely foam you get in your latte or cappuccino? It can’t be achieved with one of those little battery IKEA whisks. Sorry. But here is a tip to create your own at home with the help of your trusty cafetiere. No expensive frothers needed! Add cold milk (semi-skimmed is fine) to the… Continue reading Frothy frolics: a simple tip for frothy milk

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A foodie’s guide to Copenhagen

Copenhagen. A city of bicycles, bridges and even a beach. Home to the Little Mermaid and Noma (the best restaurant in the WORLD). A place were people are kind and patient (thank you K for the directions whilst standing in the rain with a soggy map). Even crossing the road before the green man is… Continue reading A foodie’s guide to Copenhagen