Baked brie with garlic and fig jam


I can't believe it took me so long to try this simple but sinful dish for myself. Ooey gooey cheese? What's not to love? It did seem a bit decadent for one person's lunch, but I had just been watching a documentary on French cheesemaking and the host tucked into a little melty wheel of brie with … [Read more...]

Roasted Pumpkin Hommus

You know, I was actually a little bit of a latecomer to hommus. And even after I tried it, I enjoyed it enough to eat occasionally, but would rarely buy it... the supermarket sort just wasn't very good. Then I made one at home, and the birds sung and the angels cried. It was so smooth and lemony and … [Read more...]

Masterchef Hummus

Masterchef hommus

It's no secret I love Masterchef... I don't watch a lot of television (too many books in the world, not enough time) but last season, I was hooked. I dominated the remote every day at 7.30pm and woe betide anyone who came near. This year is no different, and just about everything shown in the … [Read more...]