homemade and heartfelt gifts

Call me old fashioned, but I don’t like having to tell people what I want for Christmas. I always hope that people know me enough to pick me a surprise....

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California cooking tour Autumn 2016

I’m back in England after my third California cooking tour. Teaching two classes a day with jetlag isn’t the easiest way to pay the bills, but I love it and...

California cooking tour
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cooking on stage at Carfest

I love cooking in front of a crowd, so when I got a message from the organisers of Carfest, asking me to cook on stage I was so excited. I’d...

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taco night recipes and tips

Until I moved to California from England five years ago, my experience of tacos was very limited and I’d never heard of taco night. Like most Brits, I had memories...

taco night
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a cook’s guide to designing a kitchen

If you’ve been following me for a while you’ll know that we moved back home to England after four and half years of living in a rented house in California....

cheshire cooking class
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