How to make paneer

How to make paneer

During my recent trip to India I ate SO many great curries with paneer. I came home fired up with the intention of making my own; I suspect this is partly because I was trying to hold on to memories of lovely warm weather as I headed back into the grey UK winter. The...

How to cook with pumpkin

Even though I know Halloween is a bit of a commercially-driven juggernaut, I kind of like it. I’m a big fan of dressing up and being a bit silly. I also have a penchant for sticking up wispy spider webs and scary pumpkin decorations on my front door. They’re...
How to taste chocolate

How to taste chocolate

Doesn’t tasting chocolate involve just popping some choccy chunks in your mouth and chomping? Well, no. There’s a bit more involved if you want to fully appreciate a good quality bar of chocolate. (One small caveat before you read on: the below does not apply if...
How to make seed or nut butter

How to make seed or nut butter

I’ve been making lots of seed and nut butters recently, and they are really so much more simple than I expected. I particularly love seed butters, but they can be expensive to buy if you eat them as much as I do. I eat seed butter on its own, dip carrots in for a...
How to make chocolate truffles

How to make chocolate truffles

Chocolate truffles are one of the nicest presents you can give someone (especially if they love chocolate as much as I do!). They’re also a nice alternative at Easter time, providing a really personal touch compared to a shop bought egg. This recipe makes around 30-35...