I have it on good authority (my nanny) that as a child, my favourite after daycare treat was a scoop of Neapolitan ice cream.  I can definitely believe that, as I am still an ice cream addict.  But over the past 20 (well, slightly more than 20), I have become far less of a supporter […]

I love to see that so many amazing bloggers are writing cookbooks – blogging is a chance to continue to improve your writing, test new recipes, find the perfect lighting set up in your kitchen.  It’s a chance to flex some creative muscles that aren’t necessarily present in other parts of our lives.  And for […]

It’s a week before Christmas, but for me, the holidays are already here.  As you may have noticed, I’ve taken an extended break from my blog, which I used to finish my PhD! At the moment, I feel a bit numb.  After an extended period where everything was put on hold for a bit to […]

As a food blogger, I probably have a slightly different view of being a “foodie.”  So when, on a trip to Philadelphia to meet family friends, they told me that the White Dog Cafe was a foodie kind of place, I was envisioning something like El Bulli!  But what they meant was that it was […]

I am a bit of a nerd.  This I definitely know.  I was probably doomed from the age of 5, at which point Star Trek became my favourite TV show.  I had my own uniform and communicator.  I have strong views about the political system of Star Wars.  My biggest regret from my wedding is […]

The end is near. The end of my PhD is approaching.  Which means that I’m both elated to see the light at the end of the tunnel and unbelievably nervous about making sure that it’s perfect.  I’m doing a lot of back and forth between America and London at the moment – bursts of study […]

I don’t really make it to the ultra-trendy Hackney (or as I describe it to my sister, the Brooklyn of London) that much.  It is still a bit out of the way and since I work and study more south-west, it tends to take a bit more time than I have to enjoy delicious baked […]