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    Raspberry and dark chocolate chip sour cream cake

    I love raspberries, I can't get enough of them. Not only are they delicious, but they are also good for you as they are rich in antioxidants and vitamin C. The health benefits of raspberries and dark chocolate (which is also high in antioxidants) aren't what prompted me to make this cake though. [...]
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    Coriander and cashew pesto

    Coriander (cilantro) and cashew pesto makes a nice change from the usual basil and pine nut pesto. Coriander pesto provides you with a lot of variety as it can be used to flavour soups (such as my carrot and coriander soup), as a dip, on bruschetta, in a stir fry, as a dressing for some beautiful [...]
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    Carrot and coriander soup

    Now that the weather is getting colder soup is something that I crave. Not only is it healthy and satisfying, it is also a great way to cook in bulk, for a quick and easy meal that can be reheated in a matter of moments during the working week.
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    Nigella’s Totally Chocolate Choc Chip Cookies Redux

    I recently decided to make Nigella Lawson's Totally Chocolate Choc Chip Cookies again, but this time with the added addition of some white chocolate chips. The end result provided a combination of dark chocolate cookies, milk chocolate chips and white chocolate chips. In other words, heaven for an[...]
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    Vegetarian Gyoza

    To accompany the Pork Gyoza I made for T, I made myself some vegetarian gyoza.
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    Pork Gyoza

    Even though I am vegetarian, that doesn't mean I don't cook meat for my carnivorous boyfriend T.  One of T's favourite dishes is Gyoza (Japanese dumplings).  Namely, the pork Gyoza at Sono Japanese Restaurant, which we frequent.  I decided to try my hand at making Gyoza as a[...]
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