gluten-free chocolate cake

Gluten-free Chocolate Cake

This gluten-free chocolate cake is not just for those with intolerances – anyone who loves a rich, chocolatey bit of lushness will be into this – it’s so moist, with a delicious depth of flavor from the coconut and almond, and best of all it’s a total cinch to make, with barely any dishes to wash afterwards! Free from gluten and refined sugar, this cake … Continue reading Gluten-free Chocolate Cake

Get chopping

Hot days are absolutely the time for the kind of textural, colourful, lime-drenched salads and salsas that Mexico and South East Asia share a love of. Whether it’s a classic tomato salsa, an Isaan som tam, a Balinese shallot salad or a simple cucumber and sesame seed number, one of my biggest love affairs is with these crunchy beauties. They go wonderfully with anything off … Continue reading Get chopping

Tamarind braised summer medley

It’s 9pm and I’ve just walked back into my house after a beautiful evening walk round the hood. Gardens this time of year are off the hook. It’s been hot, but not for long enough yet for things to have dried out. The star jasmine has just about done its dash, the blooms are starting to turn and the scent is at its peak of … Continue reading Tamarind braised summer medley

Wholly delicious

The Lewis Road Creamery range of organic Jersey milk and cream hit the shelves a few weeks ago and has caused quite a stir, with bloggers aplenty impressed at the difference in taste between this premium organic product that is both permeate and palm kernel oil-free, and comes solely from Lewis Road’s Jersey herds. My advice is go for the full-fat, non-homogenised silver top. That’s … Continue reading Wholly delicious