Category Archives: Recipes


Ultimate Chicken and Avocado Burger

When I asked pregnant women what they most wanted to eat during pregnancy, I usually got the same answer: A BURGER! In particular from my amazing neighbour Vicki, who is […]


Buckwheat Blueberry Pancakes

This is the first sneak peak of a recipe from my new Pregnancy Cook Book, Blooming Delicious.  This recipe is taken from the !st Trimester Chapter and is a real […]

ITV Tonight’s Chicken Dinner…by popular demand!

london tonight

ITV’s Tonight Recipes Oven Baked Chicken, Cauliflower and Tomatoes with Chickpeas and Spinach. I cooked this recipe with a lovely family from Islington on the ITV tonight’s show last week.  […]

English Asparagus with Parmesan Cream

English Asparagus

English Asparagus with Parmesan Cream We really do grown the best Asparagus in this country and we must make the most of it. I love this recipe and cook it […]

Spanish Style Roast Chicken with Roasted Vegetables

roast chicken

Spanish-style Roast Chicken with Roasted Vegetable and Black Olives It can be very refreshing to try something new from time to time and this, I think, is a recipe for one of […]

Salmon and Pea Fish Cakes

salmon and pea fish cakes

Pea and Salmon Fishcakes These fishcakes are genius!  Not only do they take half the time to makes as you don’t have to wait to cook the potatoes, but they […]

Chilli and Ginger Mojitos

Chilli and Ginger Mojitos

Chilli and ginger Mojito. The Ideal Cocktail for a Summers Day BBQ! This is a Mojito that will most certainly give you a little kick.  You don’t want to make […]

Asian Noodle Soup

Asian Noodle Soup

Asian Noodle Soup One of the all time easiest recipes to cook after a long day and once you have got your cupboard stocked with the right Asian bits, the […]

NZ Venison Salad with Beetroot, Orange and Hazelnut

Venison, beetroot, orange and hazelnut salad

NZ Venison Salad…Not your average salad! I’ve been working with New Zealand Venison for years and years now and I’m never disappointed by it’s fabulous quality and versatility. I love […]

Daisy Lowe and Sophie go Sugar Free with Grazia!

Cooking with Daisy Lowe for Grazia “Sophie, fancy interviewing top modle Daisy Lowe and doing a bit of cooking at the same time” asks my Grazia Editor….Umm, let me think! […]

Sausage Carbonara Pasta

sausage pasta

Recipe from my book Cook on a shoestring. We all need a few different pasta dishes in our repertoire that we can throw together quickly and cheaply, with little fuss. […]

Smoked Mackerel and Caper Pate


This pâté makes a perfect little starter for a dinner party one a budget. You can make it a couple of days ahead if you wish. If you have any […]

A Drunken Cinnamon and Rosemary Moscow Mule


MAKES 4 RATHER LARGE SERVINGS 2 limes 2 tbsp brown sugar 6 sprigs of rosemary (4 for garnish) 5 sticks of cinnamon (4 to use as straws) 300ml spiced rum […]

A Very GoggleBox Christmas With Grazia

tiny trifles

My Booze inspired Christmas recipes for the Parkers from Gogglebox. Tiny Trifles, Boozy Cranberry Sauce and Drunken Mules.  What more could you want at Christmas time?! See the recipes below […]

Caramel, Pear and Pecan Christmas Pies

Caramel Christmas pies

Caramel, Pear and Pecan Christmas Pies Festive Cheer is finally upon us and I’m in the mood for baking!! This recipe is especially for the Non Mince Pie lover or […]

Pepperpot Beef Stew

pepperpot beef

Pepperpot Beef Stew Perfect for a cosy night in without any fuss! My mum used to cook this for me all the time as it was one of my favourites. […]