Recipe – Summer salad of peas, edamame, feta, cashew and mint

The warm weather has arrived (although not sure how long it will stay this time) and BBQ’s have been happening all over Brighton in home gardens, parks and of course our pebbly beach. One thing I love about BBQ’s are the exciting salads you can bring which are so fresh and vibrant and full of…… Continue reading Recipe – Summer salad of peas, edamame, feta, cashew and mint

My Local Diary, January 2016

January is a depressing month for most people – Christmas is over, it’s freezing, rainy, grey, dark, and it’s when a lot of people decide to do dry January, doesn’t it sound like the worst time of year to stop drinking? I definitely think so, which is why I didn’t. It is also the busiest…… Continue reading My Local Diary, January 2016

Banh Xeo – Vietnamese Savoury Pancakes

I first discovered Banh Xeo whilst attending a cooking class at the Morning Glory cooking school in Hoi An. I have dreamt about it ever since. In February 2013, I met my family in Vietnam for a 3 week holiday, a 21st birthday holiday for my younger sister - a tradition that our family started… Continue reading Banh Xeo – Vietnamese Savoury Pancakes