Everybody’s got a lasagne recipe Even the shakiest of kitchen-phobes somewhere in the depths of their culinary cranium, have a lasagne recipe. I often hear people who aren’t the most confident of cooks, punctuate their anti-kitchen confessions with ‘But I do make a good lasagne!’ And I’m not mad at this. I think so long … Continue reading A REALLY RELIABLE LASAGNE


Did you know this was actually one of the earliest recipes I ever posted on this blog? Not this exact one, but something similar that I have now adapted.  Because in the spirit of Ms. Laurie Colwin and all of the misguided adventures she writes about in ‘Home Cooking: A Writer in the Kitchen’ (1988), … Continue reading BUTTERMILK PANCAKES


I’ve spoken lovingly many times of St David’s Day and how it’s rituals are embedded into my culture. However, through Dawnsio Gwerin, the llefaru, the daff, the leek and the singing there is one token of Welsh culture that will stay with me literally until the day I die, regardless of what day it is. … Continue reading WELSH CAKES