Zest and Herbs

Shredded vegetable and grapefruit salad with Peanut-soy dressing

I’ve been making a lot of cabbage salads lately. Not out of any great desire for them, but more because cabbages are cheap so I buy them and then need … Continue reading

April 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Book Review: Olia Hercules’ Mamushka

Since a big part of this blog is about exploring lesser known foods and cuisines, all the buzz around¬†Olia Hercules’ first cookbook of Ukrainian recipes piqued my interest. ¬†So with … Continue reading

July 6, 2015 · 2 Comments

Rabbit ragu and linguine

For many, rabbit is a controversial meat. A lot of people are quite squeamish about it, particularly my generation, most likely thanks to their presence as cute characters in children’s … Continue reading

February 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

A new herb (to me at least): chervil

While I’m always keen to find new ingredients from more exotic climes, there are plenty of more traditional herbs and ingredients from closer to home that have been somewhat neglected … Continue reading

October 2, 2014 · 7 Comments

Orzo pasta with courgette, lemon and herbs

The sun hasn’t been brave enough to poke through the clouds at all here this week. So while it might have been warm, it certainly has felt more like autumn … Continue reading

September 19, 2014 · 1 Comment

Chicken lemongrass skewers

In my last post I mentioned making some lemongrass chicken skewers, so here they are! I had read about a traditional way of cooking meat in South-east Asia, skewered on … Continue reading

June 25, 2014 · 3 Comments

Coconut and lemongrass drizzle cake

When I lived in Falmouth whilst I was studying, the greengrocer on the high street offered a 10% student discount so it usually turned out a bit cheaper than the … Continue reading

June 23, 2014 · 5 Comments

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