Milly Cookbook takes on Millie’s Cookies for Iceland

18th July 2017By 8 Comments

Let’s get something straight. Any opportunity to bung something in the oven and hey-presto it’s done – I’m game. Fool people into thinking you’ve spent hours tirelessly kneading croissant dough and I’m all over it. Nothing beats a crispy, flaky, warm from the oven pastry in the morning, and so when Iceland came to me as a fellow Milly to…

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Cuisinart 2 in 1 Grill and Sandwich Maker

18th July 2016By Leave a Comment

Some of you might well be aware by now that I collaborated with Cuisinart a few months ago to celebrate the release of their new 2 in 1 Grill and Sandwich Maker and it sounds like you guys loved it. To be honest, I’m not surprised for what is not to love? One machine, 2 ways of cooking. Easy peasy.

BRUNCH AT DEHESA, SOHO

27th June 2016By 2 Comments

It’s not often you find somewhere that does a cracking Brunch in London, not least of which if you want to steer away from the inherently frequent Fruit Salad, Eggs Benedict and American pancakes of the soggy variety, it’s actually quite a challenge. A part of the Salt Yard Group, Dehesa is by reputation a tapas and charcuterie bar so you’d…

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Salted Caramel Easter Croissants

26th March 2016By Leave a Comment

Those of you of a ‘raw vegan, fairy dusted paleo’ disposition look away now. These are for the Sunday Funday dairy and sugar monsters; myself included. There’s no beating around the bush, this is quite frankly the best assembly of shop bought ingredients and full to the brim with oozing chocolatey goodness. And to be honest, on Easter Sunday, what…

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Breakfast at Arabica Bar and Kitchen

17th February 2016By 2 Comments

After being invited for a cocktail and canapé masterclass in Levantine spices at Arabica Bar and Kitchen last year it was about time I tried their breakfast menu, offering culinary wonders of Middle Eastern takes on classics such as a BLT with pomegranate molasses soaked lamb bacon and traditional pans of Shakshuka ready to dip some fresh baked flatbreads into and dribble…

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Banana pancakes with lemon icing

8th February 2016By 2 Comments

Should you be wanting pancakes of the healthier variety this Shrove Tuesday then these little beauties are for you. Similar to my zero carbohydrate blueberry and raspberry pancakes these contain a little self-raising four to give them their usual fluffy texture but still packed protein rich banana and eggs to make them lighter. Choice of topping is up to you but I’ve gone…

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