Category Archive: Recipes

Tom Kha Gai (a Swindian version)

So… there are probably as many versions of Tom Kha Gai as there are coconut trees in the world, and I am aware that mine isn’t fully authentic. I lacked lemongrass, holy Thai… Continue reading

4 tips on how to make the perfect brunch

Go on, admit it. You’re obsessed. You can’t get enough of smashed avocado, runny yolks, healthy smoothies, crispy bacon, and piping hot coffee. You spend your weekends discovering new spots, comparing poached eggs, and… Continue reading

Prosecco-cream soup with smoked salmon

This soup is a recipe I’ve been wanting to try for a really long time. It’s one that I’ve only ever seen in Switzerland – most recently at a friend’s wedding – and… Continue reading

Baked haddock with a dukkah crust, lemony spinach, and roasted sweet potato mash

For the Weekend of Food 2017, every guest presided over a course, and my responsibility was the fish course (yes, it was a meal fancy enough to have a fish course). I was… Continue reading

Vegetarian delight: Herby lentils topped with burrata

This year, I have once again been observing my vegetarian September, which I started back in 2013. Every year, it makes me pay a bit more attention to what I eat, and it’s… Continue reading

Miso sea bass with sesame bok choy

I love Chinese food. One of the first places I visited when I moved to London was Chinatown, and I simply drank in the sights, smells, and particularly the tastes of everything it… Continue reading

Seven easy steps to healthy and colourful summer salads

Over the last few weeks, London has definitely had its share of gorgeously sunny and hot days, and I’ve been enjoying this to the utmost – queuing at Wimbledon, walking in the park,… Continue reading

Spicy chicken, asparagus and peanut stir-fry

I love East Asian food so much, particularly how easy it is to throw together at home! This is something I really missed whilst travelling in South America, as even good soy sauce… Continue reading

Vegetarian ‘faux gras’ dip with truffle oil

Ever since I came back to London after six months of minimalist backpacking, one of my main pleasures has been eating all the wonderful things available in this international city, which we couldn’t… Continue reading

Dinner for one: Soy-sesame glazed salmon with a side of asparagus

After my ‘quick and dirty’ bacon pasta a couple of days ago, I felt the need to have something ‘clean’ again. As I’ve still got a cold, I wanted something warm and comforting… Continue reading

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