Category Archives: Recipes

Recipe: Crock-Pot Pulled Pork Sandwiches

As a child, I was picky with my food. Veggies were out, anything with chunks, anything green – I wouldn’t eat. So when my mother insisted on making a healthy meal of Cabbage Rolls in her Crock-Pot at around age … Continue reading

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Recipe: Slow-cooked Welsh Lamb Tagine

I’ve always been a bit apprehensive of cooking red meat.  I like it a certain way, and because it can be rather expensive, I’d rather not give myself the chance to mess it up. Steaks, lamb and duck have been … Continue reading


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Recipe: Homemade Lemon and Goat’s Cheese Ravioli

A few months ago, I saw a recipe in Stylist I knew I just had to try out: Lemon and Goat’s Cheese Ravioli.  Having had an unused pasta machine in my flat for the past year, I had had enough … Continue reading

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Qype: Angela Malik Cookery School – Acton Central

Here are some things I like: Dim sum Cooking Qype Here are some thing I don’t like: Being late Travelling over an hour to get somewhere Torrential downpours that cause my trousers to be soaking from the knee-down And as … Continue reading


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Recipe: Bengali Squash Soup

A little background for this one… There once was a girl named Melanie Seasons who procrastinated more than anyone in the world. Back in November, a nice man named Lewis asked if she would like to try out some Indian … Continue reading

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Recipe: Roasted Pumpkin and Prosciutto

One of the things I loved at Polpo in Soho was the Roasted Pumpkin dish.  So much so, that I decided to try and make it at home. I hesitate to call this a recipe because it was so easy, … Continue reading

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Recipe: Tomato and Gordon’s Gin Soup

I’ve never been much of a fan of gin, I’ll admit. So when the lovely people of Gordon’s asked if I wanted to participate in their latest blogger outreach campaign*, my first instinct was to say that it wasn’t for … Continue reading


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Chop’d at Selfridges

Being a member of Qype definitely has its benefits.  You get really honest restaurant reviews, a huge directory of things to do in London and the oppportunity to go to some really fanatstic foodie events. Like this past Tuesday. I … Continue reading


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Recipe: BBQ Chicken

Oddly enough, I had a craving for BBQ chicken the other night. Since I couldn’t think of a place in London that does it well (*cough* Nandos *cough*), I figured I might as well give it a shot even though … Continue reading

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Recipe: Spicy tofu salad

One of my favourite quick and easy meals is a spicy tofu salad. I hesitate to call this or most of the things I make a ‘recipe’ because it usually consists of me throwing a lot of a things in … Continue reading


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