The Joy of Oatmeal, and Breakfast
I was sitting in my local ramen place, Shinobi noodles, waiting for a bowl of tan tan men when I made a shocking discovery: Jesse doesn’t eat breakfast.
Lemon Curd, Delicious and Vegan
Memorial day weekend in New York city: after an unseasonably rainy month of May, summer heat has finally rolled in; it’s sultry out. On the stoops of Bushwick, locals hide in spots of shade, sipping iced drinks.
Everybody Loves Jalapeño & Pineapple Cornbread
It’s another Tuesday in our topsy turvy Brooklyn apartment and Mike asks me to make cornbread…
Roasted Sweet Potato and Feta Salad
Anyone who knows me well will be aware that I’m a salad fiend. They’re my favourite lunch, and my go-to food when I want a lazy dinner. My earliest kitchen memories are of spending, what felt like hours, laying out vegetables that my mother had sliced…
Chocolate Chip Coconut Slices
There are so many recipes that I try once, and then never again. It’s not that there’s anything wrong with most of them per se - it’s just that once was enough to tick that experience box… been there done, done that, ate the canoli.
Let's Make Brownies
Join me on a January afternoon in Vancouver, British Columbia, sidewalks turning slick with rain. Vancouver doesn’t mess about ― none of those non-commital Irish days here, teasing you with damp and drizzle.
Apricot and Almond Truffles
These apricot and almond truffles are soft bursts of fruitiness, bright orange parties for your tongue. Subtly sweet, smooth with a hint of nutty crunch, they are great to have on hand when you need a quick energy boost, or to tame a raging sweet tooth.
Couscous Salad with Orange and Avocado
Let’s talk about orange and avocado - two foods just begging to be served together, and yet before I accidentally created this salad from the dregs of my larder, I never knew. Orange’s sweet tanginess is the perfect counterpoint for the creaminess of avocado.
Chocolate Celebration Cake with Finger Biscuits
This is the recipe I turn to when I want to impress, seduce, or otherwise bake my way into people’s good books. It is the death-by-chocolate cake that every chocolate cake lounging languorously behind the glass of cafe counters promises to be, but so rarely is.
Date Nut Truffles
Date nut truffles, fudgy, flavourful, and oh so good for you… These truffles have some impressive stats: vegan, raw if you buy the ingredients with care, sweetened with dates, full of healthy nut oils… and yes, delicious.