Recipe: Beetroot and Goat’s Cheese Risotto

Whenever I see the bunches of beetroot in shops at the moment, I can’t resist putting one in my basket. It goes with so much, and tastes a lot nicer (in my opinion) than the pickled stuff. It’s easy to cook – you simply trim the stems not quite to the beet – this helps […]

An Ode To Sriracha

There’s always room to be more daring in life Have you been afraid of chilli sauce? Hands up, I know it’s not just me. The red for danger The promise of your tongue on fire, does not appeal to us all. Heat, but no flavour Pain, but no pleasure And then the aftermath… It’s my […]

Working Girl’s Spaghetti (v)

I looked up the translation for the word puttanesca today. I think I’ve come across the term before. If my memory serves me right, it was Nigella that first brought the name to my attention, the little fridge-raiding minx. The translation is ‘whore’s spaghetti’. Ok. Not content with that, Nigella proceeded to name it ‘slut […]