Fashion and food are the first two things that come to my mind when thinking of Italy.  So with the start of Milan Fashion Week, I’m not sure if I’ll be more upset about missing the dazzling parties and shows or the magnificent food!  How could one possibly choose?? As Milan was the first place I encountered squid ink pasta, I thought it an appropriate … Continue reading

Breakfast Berry Smoothie

Milan Fashion Week starts today which means we’re all going to need a good energy packed breakfast to get us going for the week.  This smoothie is full of antioxidants, good fats, is filling enough to get you through your morning, is the most glorious rich colour, and is so easy and quick, so there’s no excuse for forgetting breakfast! Happy Fashion Week everyone! Enjoy, … Continue reading Breakfast Berry Smoothie

Layered Spiced Summer Berry Sponge

Along with all the obvious summer joys (the sun, warmth and linen dresses) summer berries are one of the things I hangout for all year.  So on this sunny Friday I have decided to celebrate the week with my favourite summer cake.  It’s bright, colourful and bursting with summer berries, perfect for lazing in the park or around the pool if you’re lucky enough! Enjoy, … Continue reading Layered Spiced Summer Berry Sponge

Panko Soft-Boiled Eggs

Looking for something a little different for brunch the May Day bank holiday? Then look no further!  These soft-boiled panko eggs are simple yet decadent, the perfect start to a lovely lazy bank holiday.  Enjoy, Katie x   Panko Soft-Boiled Eggs   Cooking time: 10 minutes Serves: 2   Ingredients 5 eggs, room temperature 1 tbsp. sesame seed 2 tbsp. plain flour ½ cup panko … Continue reading Panko Soft-Boiled Eggs

Provence Chicken Wings

The Euros start today so I thought I’d create the perfect snack to share whilst watching the tournament unfold, chicken wings with a French twist. Come on England!  Enjoy, Katie x Cooking time: 15 minutes Serves: 4-8   Ingredients 500g Chicken wings Small handful of fresh thyme 12 bay leaves 24 peppercorn 1 jar preserved lemon 1 tsp. salt 4 cloves garlic 2 tbsp. honey … Continue reading Provence Chicken Wings

Fig and Walnut Mini Babas

On such a beautiful day where we are all daydreaming of lulling at the beach or lounging in the park, I thought I’d share a perfect treat for summer picnics or festivals- fig and walnut mini babas. These syrupy, buttery, sweet little cupcakes are easily transported, can be baked in advance and are ideal for sharing, making them the most decadent desert on the run! … Continue reading Fig and Walnut Mini Babas