Jacato Babaganoush

I know you are already wondering what jacato is, right? Well it is part of the aubergine family but much smaller. Some of you may know it as the African eggplant or garden egg.

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Crunchy Peanut Butter

I’ve mentioned before that my guilty pleasure is a banana smothered with peanut butter – the combination is incredible! And now, since a few of the dishes I make at Cham Cham require peanut butter too, it only seemed right to try making my own (and hide it away from myself so as not to […]

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Parsley, Garlic and Scotch Bonnet Oil

This is an amazing and easy oil to make that is bursting with great flavour using a few fragrant ingredients. You can make this in no time so it is ideal for a weekday evening meal, or make it if you have guests coming over for dinner and want to make a flavoursome dish with […]

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Roasted Beet Salads

Beetroot is one of the many items you will always find in my fridge.  At work, when I haven’t brought in my lunch from home, I will almost definitely grab the cooked, vacuum packed beetroot from the supermarket and throw it into a salad.  At the weekends I will juice the whole raw beetroot with […]

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Herb Butter

I get so excited about fresh herbs.  Whenever I go to Columbia Road Flower Market I have to stop myself coming away with every potted herb in sight. But I can never resist and always come back with a few (if not way too many) that I never get round to using before they begin […]

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Pesto

I was never a big fan of pesto until I went on holiday to Lucca 4 years ago.  My friends and I had rented a cottage for a week up in the mountains, so en route we had done a massive food shop and a couple of jars of pesto had been thrown into the […]

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Refuel – Roasted Duck & Veg.

This Sunday I decided to launch my blog.  This start was long overdue, but after a talk with my mentor and a visit from my cousin, here I am!! I was babysitting the entire weekend, my sister was in Istanbul for a hen do and my brother-in-law was in Ibiza for a stag do (I definitely […]

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