Things I wish I had known about food before I started university

Yesterday I was printing out my calendar to put my deadlines on for the (hopefully!) last 6 months of my PhD, and I realised that I have been a student now for 6.5 years.  I took a couple of minutes to reflect on how far I'd come over these years, in particular my attitude to … Continue reading Things I wish I had known about food before I started university

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White Chocolate and Mango Cheesecake

Try this fast, tasty and ever so easy white chocolate and mango cheesecake!

Chocolate Bark

I never even try to deny the fact that I am a chocoholic, chocolate addict, a slave to chocolate.  White, milk, or dark I'm not fussy.  In recent months, chocolate bark has become one of the trendiest ways to eat chocolate.  For those of you who don't know, chocolate bark is not bark dipped in … Continue reading Chocolate Bark

Chocolate and raspberry biscuits

I haven't made biscuits since I was a child, but it seems that they are making a comeback.  While I would be more of a fan of the traditional chocolate chip cookies, I wanted to have a go at making some iced biscuits after seeing all the cute designs other people had made.  As Valentine's … Continue reading Chocolate and raspberry biscuits

Valentine’s Day glitter cake

Valentine's Day is nearly upon us, so I thought a post on how to make a couple of treats for either your beloved partner or the rest of your singles group was in order.  Here I've included a tutorial on making a Valentine's themed cake.  I decorated my kitchen just to get into the spirit … Continue reading Valentine’s Day glitter cake

Chicken and peanut burgers with peanut and lime sauce

For those of you that have seen my post on turkey burgers, you may have seen that I suggested making chicken and peanut burgers.  The more I thought about this combination, the more it tempted me and so I finally put it together.  In my opinion, they will not disappoint!  The sauce is from a blog … Continue reading Chicken and peanut burgers with peanut and lime sauce

The Three Skills You Need to Master to Cook Good Food

In addition to just posting recipes for you all to try out, I'd like to write about food and eating as an experience or hobby.  I don't want this blog to be about lifestyle choices - I just want people to enjoy making real food.  Part of making real food is mastering the skills needed to … Continue reading The Three Skills You Need to Master to Cook Good Food