Spaghetti alla Chitarra con Ubriaco

My Chitarra pasta cutter finally arrived from Italy and I couldn’t wait to play around. Spaghetti alla Chitarra is a type pf pasta that comes from the Abruzzo region of Italy. Chitarra translates into guitar and it essentially means guitar string spaghetti due to the special pasta cutting tool called chitarra which a wooden frame…

Brioche Tarts

I’ve been ordering some of my veggies and herbs online and I found rhubarb! I’ve worked with them before and was soo ecstatic! This bold, crimson beauty brightens up anything you make with it. Its got this natural sourness that goes amazingly well in a pie or dessert. I love the tartness it imparts with…

Pizza Al Taglio

Pizza, what can I say? It’s heaven on a slice! Its everyone’s comfort food and I daresay the most popular food in the world. Its always been the thing I need on a rough day or on a day of celebration. These humble pies celebrate local ingredients and show then off gloriously. There are so…

Grilled Doughnut Peaches, Burrata and Heirloom Tomato Salad

My avocado vendor decided to drop off some gorgeous doughnut peaches. I’ve always seen these on Pinterest and Instagram and been enamoured by them. Biting into these, they’re juicy, succulent and sweet as nectar! I wanted to do my take on a classic caprese salad which is a combination of mozzarella, tomatoes and basil. I…

Fougasse Provençal

The first time I chanced upon a fougasse, was at a boulangerie in Paris. I found them hanging off a rod, just above a basket. I couldn’t get my eyes off them! That leafy structure immediately caught my attention and I had to try it. I sat by the Siene and devoured this crusty, earthy…

Spiced Plum and Red Wine Caramel Galette

What better way to celebrate some spectacular produce than making a humble pie? Dark, blood red and moreish, these plums were just begging to be encased in some flaky pastry and baked into this evocative galette. Flaky and crumbly, with the perfect balance of spice, tartness and sweetness. A tiny slice of pie can always…