English black kale obsession from Staples British Farm!

Did you know that kale is one of the oldest brassicas proudly sitting alongside cabbage, brussels sprouts, broccoli and cauliflower?  The vegetable we know today is more than 2,000 years old and until the end of the Middle Ages, kale was one of the most common green vegetables eaten across Europe.  At Maple & Co,…

Maple & TOG

In March we jumped into the new spring season with a very exciting start – in fact it’s the best collaboration around since Harry and Meghan! Please welcome to West London – Maple & TOG, at the beautifully designed co-working space by The Office Group (TOG). You will find Maple & TOG at One Lyric…

2018 Festive Canapés

Mushroom Pate on a Purple Potato Chip (gf, df, ve) Makes 30 canapes 300-400g purple potatoes (size should be suitable for canapé rounds) 1 tbsp olive oil ½ tsp flaked sea salt   250g cherry tomatoes 1 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp fresh thyme leaves (and or rosemary) 1 tsp flaked sea salt and 1/2…

Pumpkin Bolognese

It’s that time of the year when we see pumpkins everywhere and this turkey and pumpkin bolognese is the perfect way to tuck in after a night of trick-or-treating and pumpkin carving! PUMPKIN BOLOGNESE I love this warming autumn Bolognese and while I’ve made with turkey bacon and mince turkey, you could easily make it…

Party Canapés

It’s not too far away! Whether you are thinking about Thanksgiving and/ or and Christmas – here are some quick and easy recipes are perfect for the party season ahead. So, think little morsels of delicious savoury nibbles and sweet bites that will satisfy even the fussiest of guests. Made within minutes, you will have…

THE REAL IMPACT OF JUNK FOOD

As part of a series of talks, I’ve been speaking to the lovely members of Soho House. Whenever I go with friends or to present, I think about what a wonderful and beautiful space to spend time in.  The casual-y-hipster vibe certainly reminds me of why I love London.  Some of my past workshops have…

Going Natural with Wines and Beers

Looking around King’s Cross, we are surrounded by fabulous bustling late night bars and summer patios and while I love to eat well and stay active, I’ve also always enjoyed a delicious glass of wine. What I have noticed however is that there is a rising demand for natural wines and beers free from animal…

My Maple Valentines…

Although Valentine’s can be a bit cliche, I still love it! It’s a great reason to enjoy delicious food with friends, family and loved ones and enjoy some chocolate, strawberries and roses. Below are the sweet and savoury strawberry recipes I shared on this week’s Sunday Brunch show. This Valentine’s week is a particularly special…

Cosy up Après-Ski Canadian Style

We had been planning the Canadian Après Ski segment on Sunday Brunch including all the recipes, set design and even my outfit but we could have never planned the SNOW! Yes, it snowed in London, England and it was perfectly beautiful to go with with your Ski themed show. Here are my favourite recipes from…