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sticky orange hoison ribs

sticky orange hoison ribs

Over the weekend I headed to the Broadway Market to grab these cheap free range pork ribs from the Downland Produce stall. Ribs are perfect for sharing, so follow this super easy formula for sticky as pork ribs…. marinade + fridge + oven = finger […]

Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre

  I think we can all say that visiting the beautiful Cinque Terre is no big secret to the tourists. It looks like that quintessential postcard you send to your Mum to prove that you are not always getting shit-faced on holiday. But like any tourist destination, […]

Alfred Le Roy Canal Boat

Alfred Le Roy Canal Boat

Ahoy! During this temperamental British weather I thought I would take my chances and hope the sun would come out during our voyage on the Alfred Le Roy. To be honest, the weather was all over the show but it didn’t hinder the experience one bit. […]

Dalston Roof Park

Dalston Roof Park

Yay it’s finally getting warmer in London (I class anything over 18° in London warm these days). But now that the sun is out, I wanted to find a good spot in the sun and have a few ciders. So I decided to met up […]

fig, blue cheese and walnut tart

fig, blue cheese and walnut tart

I just love the combination! Cue mouth drooling. Mmmm just the sweetness of the figs, the saltiness of the blue cheese and the acidity of the caramelised onions. These flavours are a match made in heaven. GET IN MY BELLY! INGREDIENTS olive oil 3 red […]

spanakopita

spanakopita

When I began this recipe, I realised that in my previous post about the Greek Islands I completely forgot to mention the mouth-watering Greek bakeries. While I was in Santorini, I stopped in at a bakery near Perissa Beach. It was pastry overload! With so […]

za’atar lamb koftas with pomegranate and butternut salad

za’atar lamb koftas with pomegranate and butternut salad

It’s times like today when I wish I was back in New Zealand standing around the BBQ having a beersie. Unfortunately that wasn’t quite the setting. Instead I was cooking off a griddle pan in my small London kitchen, smoking the house out and trying to avoid […]

Spetsofai

Spetsofai

Have you ever left a restaurant still trying to savour every last flavour in your mouth? Well for me it seems to be a reoccurring scenario. While I was in Athens, I dined at To Mavro Provato. Among many dishes, I had the most scrummy Spetsofai (sausage with […]

FREE Fitness London

FREE Fitness London

#39 on my bucket list is to run a 1/2 marathon. To some people this maybe like a walk in the park but to me it sounds like death. I actually hate running with a passion but my boyfriend has been making me feel like […]

Greek Islands

Greek Islands

Two years ago I did a 2 month trip around Europe from New Zealand. I was totally set on going to Greece but it wasn’t looking good for my travel route or bank balance. So when I moved to London to live, visiting the Greek […]