Korean Style Pancakes with Spicy Fried Beansprouts

korean style pancakes

In recognition of the fact it is National Vegetarian Week, I thought I would try to create something a little special, possibly a little unusual, for all of my veggie friends out there. Influenced by my love of Korean food, I have created a dish that would satisfy both vegetarians and fellow chilli fans alike. […]

Win a Froothie Optimum 9200 Next Generation Blender

froothie 9200 optimum next generation blender

Today is a very good day at How to cook good food. Did you know it is National Vegetarian week this week? Well it is and it runs from today, 18th May until Sunday 24th May. In keeping with this, I have arranged for a gift that all vegetarians will appreciate and enjoy immensely. This […]

Spring Green Quinoa Salad

spring green quinoa salad

I didn’t set out to write a post about a spring green quinoa salad. Since returning from Nepal, two weeks before the earthquake, I have been trying to find the right way to compose a post about this amazing country.  I have finally decided upon how I am going to write it and I am […]

Tom Yum Soup with Prawns

tom yum soup with prawns

The preparations for my first ever supper club are truly underway now. For those of you who may not know, I have decided to host a supper club or two in June and July (more details will follow in my next supper club post) and was also lucky enough to get a mention in Surrey […]

A Frozen Pop-Up Pizzeria – #freshnessfrozen by Dr.Oetker


Commuters at Liverpool Street station must have taken an unexpected double take in March when they discovered the arrival of a frozen pop-up pizzeria on their regular morning stroll along the concourse.   This frozen marvel was the brain-child of frozen pizza company Dr. Oetker Ristorante and features as part of their #freshnessfrozen campaign in […]

Spring Pasta with Asparagus Peas & Feta

spring pasta

The arrival of spring brings so many good things to the cook’s table. Asparagus for example, is always a welcome sight to see. Sometimes I want to eat them simply with melted butter but at other times I like to include them into family meals. My spring pasta with asparagus, peas and Feta cheese is […]

Spaghetti Nero

spaghetti nero

Did you know that Pilgrims Choice has recently launched a new interactive campaign encouraging the general pubic (you & me) to ask their super duper cheese experts about absolutely anything. What would you ask a cheese expert?  How long cheese take to mature? How do you know when a cheese is ready for eating? How […]

Raw Gingerbread Bites & A Cook Book Giveaway

raw gingerbread bites

It’s been a while since my last post so I thought it would be a good idea to share with you my latest cook book giveaway via Rafflecopter at the end of this post. The book is “Fitness Gourmet” by Christian Coates. Fitness Gourmet is the debut cookery book by Christian Coates, the brainchild behind Soulmatefood. The […]

Easter Toffee Fudge Caramel Traybake

easter toffee traybake slice named

I am off to Nepal for the whole of the Easter holidays, crazy I know. I can hardly believe it myself. So, I decided to bake something in the spirit of Easter, which is bound to be celebrated in quite a different fashion in Nepal, if in fact at all. I have no idea! What […]

The Andre Simon Food & Drink Book Awards 2015- A Preview


My intention for writing this post was for it to be a review of The Andre Simon Food & Drink book awards 2015. I was kindly asked to to attend and write my thoughts about it, but circumstances have changed and I can no longer be there. So I decided to change my format and […]