It’s been said that cleanliness is next to godliness and friendliness is next to neighbourliness – or something along those lines. Bibles and broomsticks aside, the opportunity to spend an afternoon with friends both old and new while sampling some legitimately delicious food of the Mediterranean persuasion simply cannot be passed up. Although us native … Continue Reading

When the weather turns chilly, you’ll find me waxing lyrical about the merits of slow food. There is definite hygge to be found in the preparation of the kind of dish where all the magic happens either within the oven or on top of the stove. Even more so when one considers the anticipation felt … Continue Reading

Let’s be honest. For some of us, getting in our daily vegetable quota can be a daunting prospect. Luckily enough, soup is one way of upping our veggie intake without revoking on flavour. Personally I’ve always been partial to food with a bit of chew, but after trying out a succession of soups over the colder … Continue Reading

When it comes to the way I see the world, almost everything is tinged with nostalgia. I’ve previously mentioned how I tend to experience anemoia with regularity when visiting certain places – and food is not excepted. I often seek to recreate certain periods in time – whether through dress, music, interiors or taste. My … Continue Reading

I’ll be honest with you – neither mushrooms nor rice has ever been on any craving shortlist of mine. That being said, I’ve always felt this desire to master an authentic Italian risotto dish and so after unearthing (literally I wish) a selection of exotic mushrooms at my local Woolworths I decided that that coupled … Continue Reading