In my head, pancakes are about the most decadent thing you can eat for breakfast. Whether we’re talking about fluffy stacks of American style mofos drowning in maple syrup or petite little crépes stuffed full of Nutella. So, I was delighted when my Ballymapal (Maureen) introduced me to these beauties. They are simple to make, … [Read more…]

The Business of Business

It’s been a while and massive apologies for my persistent absence! This is just a quick post to share my new business website… Here it is… Oooooohhh, suspense… Here!!  This is the place to go for details on the Motorrad Hangar, catering or any other official business. I will continue to update here with recipes, … [Read more…]

Sourdough Diaries

It’s no secret that I get a kick out of fermenting stuff. Anything really. I’ve been known to experiment with sauerkraut, kimchi, kombucha and kefir, but my longtime love has been sourdough. I’m not sure exactly what it is about these foodstuffs that so fascinates me, but I think it’s a combination of their aliveness … [Read more…]

Wheely Exciting News!

Those of you lucky enough to be regularly news bombed by me on Facebook may have already heard, but here it is again… ‘The Market Table‘ has a new home:) I am delighted to announce that I will be running the kitchen in the ‘Motorrad Hangar‘ in Zurich, starting with the opening on Saturday!! The ‘Motorrad … [Read more…]


Inspired by my good friend ‘Brown-Haired Rachel’ (not to be confused with ‘Eyelashes Rachel’), I whipped up a batch of Limoncello this afternoon. It should be ready to drink in a few weeks, but will be even better by summer. I will be having it drizzled over sorbet, while lounging elegantly on my balcony, with my … [Read more…]

Market Table – January and February 2017

I’ve been extremely neglectful of my market-sharing duties recently, but am now back with a vengeance. Who says that winter food is boring? Since the beginning of January we’ve been scoffing on tasty soups, curries, desserts and even winter salads. There is an argument that whatever foods happen to be in season, naturally meet our needs … [Read more…]

A Hisa away from Home

This is one of the hardest posts yet. I’ve procrastinated so much in the writing of it, I’ve managed to apply for four jobs, order five colours of sharpies online and bake two loaves of sourdough whilst having this tab open. The problem is… I want to write about a person and a restaurant that … [Read more…]