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…

How and Why to Give Tofu a Try!

I’ve had some insanely busy past few weeks but I always enjoy preparing delicious and easy Buddha bowls – this time it’s with Tofu!   Many people don’t like tofu mainly because tofu on its own has little to no taste. I’ve grown up eating tofu and eating all types of tofu (yes, there are different types!)…

Rainbow Vegan Summer Rolls

June is nearly here, and with this beautiful weather it really feels like Summer has finally arrived. And with the Bank Holiday this weekend (hooray for a three-day weekend!), I hope you’ve all got fun plans to make the most of the sun! To make it even better, I’ve come up with the perfect recipe…

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…

Cooking for Mel C, Stephen Merchant and Aisling Bea!

I’ve just had one of the most busiest and fun weekends! With my hubby’s hotel opening in Kingston, we spent the entire Saturday tasting the restaurant’s new menu (yum).  Then it was onto Channel 4’s Sunday Brunch on Sunday starting with hair and makeup at 6am then cooking for singer Mel C  and comedians Stephen Merchant…

Rosemary Carrots, Apples and Maple Balsamic. Falling for autumn…

I’ve been so excited to see all the autumn vegetables and fruits! And who doesn’t love roasted root vegetables – crispy on the outside and sweet and fluffy on the inside.   I picked up these beautiful carrots with the tops still on and paired them with some crimson red radicchio and endives leaves. With carrots, I…

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…

A brunch friendly warm salad…

I recently went for brunch at one of our local pubs with my family. Looking at the menu, I immediately gravitated towards the classics – fluffy scrambled eggs with chilli lime avocado toast or with smoked salmon toast (even though the toasts are daily regulars on our M&F menu). Torn between the two, I had to…