Easy Stove Top Chicken Casserole

Classic Chicken Cassrrole

As we ease ourselves into autumn, there is plenty to encourage us into the kitchen. Perhaps we might be inspired to preserve some of those late summer gluts, or try a recipe from an ‘up and coming’ cuisine, or to simply dig out those slow-cookers and cast-iron pans to get a nice, warming stew or… 

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Review: Pink Lining Children’s Lunch Box

Robbie the Robot Lunch Box

So, in my dream life, whilst on maternity leave, I’d be running a gorgeous and useful website, offering pretty baby changing bags with matching bottle holders, children’s satchels and lunch boxes and handy holdall bags for chic weekends away. As I said, in my dream life…instead, I’m lusting over such websites, whilst trying to keep up… 

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Kitchen Wizz Pro (Sage by Heston Blumenthal) – Review

Kitchen Wizz Pro

Over the last few weeks, I’ve been road-testing and reviewing a food processor called the Sage by Heston Blumenthal Kitchen Wizz Pro. Space, as I have mentioned lots of times within my posts, is in short supply in my kitchen. Gadgets either have to be used daily; e.g. the toaster, the kettle etc. or be multi-functional… 

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Make Ahead Lamb and Potato Moussaka

Lamb and Potato Moussaka

With less than two weeks to go until my third baby arrives, I’ve been in nesting mode  - it’s amazing really how this instinct kicks in just when you think you have no energy left! For me, this has also meant batch cooking and madly bookmarking easy and healthy recipes to support being a new… 

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Salter Electronic Kitchen Scale – Review & Giveaway

Salter Slim Design Electronic Platform Kitchen Scale - Black

There’s very little room left for anything in the kitchen at home, so when I was looking last summer for a new kitchen scale, I knew that bulky, heavy mechanical scales – however iconic – were never going to make the shortlist. I needed a kitchen scale that I could store with ease, but that was… 

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New Lurpak Cook’s Range – Halibut with Herby Hollandaise

Halibut with Herby Hollandaise

What kind of cook are you? Would you say you are fearless and experimental, or do you stick with familiar recipes and repeat things you know will work out well? I think I’m a mixture of both; I enjoy trying new things and cooking with unfamiliar ingredients, and yet my repertoire extends at a steady… 

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Review: Forman & Field Hamper for Two

Forman & Field

I’m delighted to be highlighting a London-based British gourmet food supplier once again, called Forman & Field, founded by Harris Forman & Sons in 1905. The family first began producing London-cured smoked salmon, based on the same methods as those brought over by Eastern European immigrants when salmon was imported from the Baltic in barrels… 

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