Chocolate, raspberry and French pastry pudding ready for the oven

Necessity is not simply the po-faced, thrift-obsessed mother of invention. She’s also the saucily winking, good-time godmother of puddings. Many a cook has stood in his/her kitchen staring at a stale loaf of bread or a black heap […]

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A Sunday morning espresso at The Dish

It’s been six weeks since The Dish and The Spoon opened in Nunhead. Six weeks of panicked scone baking, exhausted espresso mainlining, sweary finger slicing and mopping. Lots and lots of mopping. The learning curve hasn’t been so much […]

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The Dish & The Spoon

So, the food blogging shoe is finally on the other foot. After a couple of years of offering my opinion on other people’s cafes, restaurants and bars I’m finally pulling on some whites and going to work in a kitchen. The cafe I’ll be pouring […]

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