Cheese and carbs, does it get better? Bread is an essential element of most of our diets yet the baking of it is hardly a common place activity. I suspect that this is because many people are scared of yeast; unsure of what is is, how to activate it, where to buy it etc. In … Continue reading Cheese and Thyme Soda Bread
Brightening up Monday with this salami and ricotta flatbread! So as you guys know, if you are a frequent reader of this blog, I have a tendency to preface each recipe I share with several paragraphs of my culinary musings. Where I got the inspiration for the dish, the origins of the cuisine and why … Continue reading Salami, Ricotta and Thyme Roasted Tomato Flatbreads
Fusing together the cuisines of two cultures is not a new idea - the more I read about cooking I learn that we have been borrowing techniques, ingredients and recipes off each other for years and re-imagining them in our own contexts. Today I add this recipe to a long tradition of food fusion - … Continue reading French Onion Soup Burger
So some people use Monday as motivation for healthy eating; there is a lot of #meatfreemonday and #eatclean thrown around on Instagram at the start of each week. Personally I like to go in another direction and use food as a way to beat the Monday Blues. What better way to beat the blues than … Continue reading Sausage, Broccolini and Ricotta Pizza
Hello, how are you guys doing? I am aware that I am not the first and definitely not the last person to share a recipe for avocado toast - a quick scroll down my Instagram feed will tell me that much. Avocado is now so ubiquitous that it has reportedly overtaken oranges in national fruit … Continue reading Avocado Toast Topped with Dressed Crab and Grapefruit.
Let's taco'bout your soon to be go to summer supper! This may be a bold thing to say but I think this is my favourite Wish to Dish recipe so far! It is quite simply summer in a taco - you are transported to a sunny beach with each delicious bite (without the hassle of … Continue reading Coconut and Mango Prawn Tacos
Pizza is always a good idea... Pizza is a dish that I primarily reserve for eating out as nothing can beat that light and slightly charred dough that comes from it being baked in an authentic pizza oven. I currently have a culinary quest however to create a recipe that can produce pizza that rivals … Continue reading Pizza Bianca with Courgette, Prosciutto and Garlic
A recipe for munching and brunching today... Shakshouka is a dish that has recently found fame on instagram - it is posted almost as frequently as the perennial avocado toast and you are unlikely to scroll down your feed on a Sunday (brunching day) without it popping up. The recipe originates from the middle east … Continue reading Sausage and Sweet Potato Shakshouka