A Simple Chicken Curry

simple chicken curry

 I have just finished teaching a short cookery course. During the course we decided that the recipe we would cook more than any other is the ultimate reliable simple chicken curry. This keeps happening on the courses I teach. Everyone loves curry, it’s unanimous. I make it at least once a week and recently as […]

How to Cook’s Food News & Reviews

food news

Over the last month I have been sampling some new food products and ingredients as well as a cook book. There are, as always,  many other products I could have accepted to review but I do only say yes to things I genuinely think I would like. This month I have a small but good […]

A Simple Roast

Roast chicken dinner polaroid

What’s not to love about a good old British roast? To me, it represents what family is all about. Sharing a big meal, with a comfort pud to follow makes for a pretty special part of the week. Sitting down together as a family is hard to achieve in our household. I work, my husband […]

How to Cook’s Food News & Reviews


After a fairly quiet summer of working, apart from  holding some children’s pop-up bake clubs, the Autumn term brings with it some new teaching work. Apart from my regular sessions teaching cookery within the community, I have a couple of new projects lined up. I will be running cookery workshops at The Art of Living cook […]

One Ingredient : A monthly family food friendly challenge

One Ingredient Poultry

I am delighted to be joint hosting The One Ingredient Challenge with Working London Mummy this month. The idea behind the challenge is to choose one ingredient each month and  to come up with a recipe using that chosen ingredient. We would very much like  to bring together as many simple yet delicious  recipes from […]

Life’s simple pleasures


Sometimes the simple things in life are the best. Like spending your days sitting in the garden with a good book or lying on the beach with that same good book. The only reason to disturb this peace and tranquility (apart from the odd childrens squabble) is to have to think about what to eat for lunch […]