Posted in February 2014

Gnocchi with a spicy sausage and fennel ragù

Gnocchi with a spicy sausage and fennel ragù

Poor old gnocchi…I feel sorry for them. So misunderstood and under-appreciated by us British. But who can blame us? So often served as stodgy, chewy nuggets rather than the oh-so-light and fluffy little pillows they should be, they’re the forgotten cousin of the straight-A student – well-known and well-loved pasta. But when they reach the … Continue reading

Sweet Thursday

Sweet Thursday

When I made the difficult decision to leave my beloved Brixton and move to East London, I had to leave behind Franco Manca – one of the few places in London to get an authentic Neapolitan pizza. In the eternal battle to stay slim, I try not to eat pizza that much, which means that … Continue reading

The daddy of the salt world

The daddy of the salt world

Ok. I’ll admit it. I’m a total salt fiend. I LOVE salt. I realise I probably need to cut down but I gave up smoking a year ago, started going to the gym instead and the word ‘ready meal’ doesn’t even enter into my vocabulary, so what’s the harm in one little vice, right? When … Continue reading