Prawn fried rice

Nothing gives me greater pleasure than cooking up a quick and tasty meal made from odds and ends found in a fridge-freezer forage. Where there is leftover rice, there is always a lonely carrot or green pepper at the back of my fridge on the right side of wrong crying out to be used up…

Coconut and gooseberry cake

This adapted Jane Hornby recipe is utterly scrumptious! I used gooseberries defrosted from my freezer stash but fresh, frozen or canned berries would work just as well for this recipe. The fruit keeps the cake really lovely and moist and the crunchy buttery coconut topping brings this cake to the next level! The cake will…

Asian spiced salmon and coconut rice

After a hiatus in the kitchen, I’M BACK! 2016 was largely spent at my parent’s home in north London while the husband and I saved up for a home of our own. It was a pretty uneventful time – beavering away at our house fund and diligently bringing in packed lunches to work. Every. Single….