How Tos

Helpful directions for useful kitchen skills, flavour combinations and store cupboard basics

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...

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How to cook with pumpkin

As the leaves start to change colour and the weather cools down, pumpkins start to appear on supermarket shelves. There are so many delicious autumnal dishes you can create to make the most of the Halloween pumpkin glut.

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How to taste chocolate

How to taste chocolate

It’s worth taking the time to sit back and savour good quality chocolate. Use all your senses and give yourself over, even if just for a few minutes, to true chocolate pleasure.

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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...

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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...

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