It’s a classic dish, Spaghetti alla Norma. Yet too often I’ve had versions which are bland, with aubergine undercooked, and rubbery. Vile. I encountered Italian food as… Read more “Spaghetti alla Norma”
Rifling through the fridge. It’s a weekday evening. Life is busy – barely had any time to shop and get food. You’re ravenous … A mismatched array… Read more “Odds and ends”
Food and especially its preparation are becoming ever more of a fetish. As we all (should) know by now, the moment something becomes a fetish, it’s on… Read more “A Theory About Food”
You could make lemonade, dress a salad, zest the skin over a dish, marinade something. I love lemons. There’s something about the colour of a lemon; uplifting,… Read more “When life gives you lemons . . .”
To thine own self be true – a musing on food and a quick Tandoori Chicken Salad recipe for good measure.
Ingredients, perhaps a dash of technique too, possibly even a sprinkle of inspiration or artistry? Yes, it’s all these and more. Each of the constituents tells a… Read more “What’s in a recipe?”
The world’s gone mad. Everyone wants a piece of you, and you have little left to give. You feel like you’re holding everything, but that if you… Read more “We all need nourishment”