Veggie Recipe Roundup – Week One

It's day one, week one, of giving up meat.  Last night Nick cooked me one of my all time favorite Persian meals, khoresht-e-bademjan which is slow simmered chunks of beef and eggplant in a sour tomato stew.  It's amazing, and it was a nice comforting way to say goodbye to meat for a while. Like … Continue reading Veggie Recipe Roundup – Week One


Chai? Cookies? Yes, please!

A couple of months ago, N emailed me a recipe for cookies (er, biscuits here) that he thought sounded good—Chai Oatmeal Raisin Cookies.  I like chai.  I like oatmeal.  And I like raisins.  A match seemingly made in heaven!  And honestly, the cookies were divine the first time around—though I did think the spices could be kicked up a … Continue reading Chai? Cookies? Yes, please!

Recipe: Jamie Oliver’s Navajo Flatbread

Last night, N and I went on a Jamie Oliver Recipease cooking course that I'd booked for us ages ago.  It was really fun, the wine was good, company was great and the food was even better.  Basically, the chefs show you how to cook a dish or two, let you loose at your own … Continue reading Recipe: Jamie Oliver’s Navajo Flatbread