Category Archive: Western recipes

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

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

Quick and dirty bacon pasta

Having been on the road since last October, I’m just getting back into the swing of cooking in a real kitchen again (preparing food whilst backpacking is a bit of a different experience).… Continue reading

Nutella stuffed French toast (with bacon and strawberries)

Growing up, Nutella on bread was one of my absolute favourite things to eat. But it was only recently that I discovered a whole new world, where Nutella gets put in brownies and… Continue reading

Accidentally vegan: Spinach and chickpea salad

I’ve never made anything like this salad before, and I’m not quite sure why. I love all the ingredients, but it’s just not the sort of dish that comes to mind when I’m… Continue reading

Red wine bacon risotto with elderflower cocktails 

London is so deceptive. You think it’s spring, and then suddenly there’s another cold snap. So last week’s dinner was a bit like London: a warming bacon risotto and a fresh elderflower cocktail to… Continue reading

Sriracha scrambled eggs with smoked salmon

I love alliteration, and I love food. So when I can combine the two, I am very happy! I’ve started making these eggs at the weekend for breakfast, and sometimes even whip them up… Continue reading

Roast lamb with couscous

To me, the Sunday roast is a quintessentially British tradition. But despite having lived in the UK for almost 7 years now, this was my first attempt. And why, might you ask, did I… Continue reading

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