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…

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…

PUMPKINS & PUTH (Charlie Puth)!

  There certainly seems to be a chill in the air in London, and not just because it’s Halloween! Autumn is well and truly here, and the cooler climes to go with it. But I love that – it’s time for crisp autumn walks, woolly hats and oversized scarves, and celebrating the wealth of produce…

Perfect Picnic Food

I was delighted to be back on Channel 4’s Sunday Brunch last weekend. It’s always a pleasure to be on the show, but this week was particularly special as it was for a good cause. It’s been a tough and often very sad few months for this country, but in true British fashion we keep…

How to make and use vegan butter

Having learned to cook Indian food from my mother in law, it was particularly fun to showcase a vegan butter “chicken” recipe for the recent Sunday Brunch episode on Channel 4 which aired on May 8th.  The first step was to re-create a creamy butter without the use of any animal products.  I made my butter with…

What makes a grain ‘ancient’ and how to use them (recipes below)?

WHAT? There is no official definition of ‘ancient grains’ and nearly all whole grains are ‘ancient’ as we can trace their roots back 10,000 years ago! They can however be loosely defined as grains that are largely unchanged since the beginning of time. This means that the constantly evolving and modified modern wheat is no…