Dosas with Greens and Tahini Sauce

Dosas with greens and tahini sauce.

So, it’s been cold. We can start with that. The kind of cold where you walk outside and feel like your body has just been slammed into a brick wall. Where the rawness of the air makes your lungs feel like they will implode and all the tiny hairs on your face get covered in […]

A spring risotto and a pot to stir

Spring risotto with asparagus, leeks and chevre

I tend to enjoy cooking projects that facilitate day-dreaming. Tasks that involve a a rhythm of sorts, a lulling repetition that begs the mind to wander — chopping, kneading — though I think pot stirring is best since you don’t run the danger of chopping your fingers off. Perhaps it’s because I’m lazy at heart and […]

The Pasty

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I could not live for a year in Cornwall without telling you about the pasty. And before you start getting too excited – let’s just get something clear before I begin. A pasty (pronounced pass-tee) is a little meat filled turnover indigenous to the British Isles: specifically the West Country of England including the counties […]