Huevos Rancheros

My husband has a problem with the word ‘brunch’. He’s quite happy to eat it (as long as he thinks it’s breakfast or lunch), but if the word ‘brunch’ passes someone’s lips, he’s out. It is an irrational dislike, which I put down to his fear of being a fad-following, city-dwelling, yuppy. However, I still convince him on regular occasions … [Read more…]


   Guacamole Serves 4 (as generous dip) Ingredients one small, red onion juice of 1 lime 2 ripe avocados dried garlic powder salt and pepper optional extras: ground coriander, chilli flakes, fresh coriander, finely diced tomatoes… Method Cut the onion up very finely Pour the juice of the lime over the chopped onion, and leave … [Read more…]

Pomegranate and Blood Orange Cake

It’s my Dad’s birthday today (Happy Birthday, Dad!!!) Plus, the weather has been absolutely miserable here over the past few days, so I deemed it cake time! I picked up some juicy blood oranges at the market, so they took centre stage, along with a pomegranate. The colours of this cake really stand out, and … [Read more…]