All posts by Emily Cook

mixed tempura

Crayfish and Vegetable Tempura

A jumble of some of the best things to cover in batter. Ingredients: Make as many pieces as you wish from the below: Pumpkin Aubergine Lotus root Shishito peppers Crayfish tails For the batter: 100g plain flour, sieved 1 egg 220ml ice cold water, best


Orange Chocolate Chip Polenta Cake

The orange top looks impressive and keeps this cake nice and moist. We love this cake! Ingredients: Topping: 3 oranges 80g caster sugar 2 tbsp water 150g butter Cake: 200g unsalted butter 200g caster sugar 4 eggs, beaten 2tsp orange extract (orange oil/blossom water will


Sweet Potato & Turkey Flaxseed Croquette

This is up there as one of my favourite healthy alternative recipes to a Japanese croquette. The potato, pork and breadcrumbs are switched with sweet potato, lean turkey and flaxseed and the great thing is they still taste guilty. It’s worth making a big batch

coconut slice

Vegan Coconut Slice

You can also store these in the freezer as the coconut filling becomes just like an ice cream. They are healthy and so so good! Ingredients: Base 1/2 cup almonds 1/4 cup shredded coconut 6 dates, pitted 1 tbsp coconut oil Coconut filling 2 cups

matcha brownies

Matcha, Macadamia & White Choc Brownies

White chocolate is used in the mixture so you could call them blondies, although they definitely are not blonde, so maybe call them greenies? Whatever you call them they are worth every gram of the not-so-healthy ingredients listed below! Ingredients: 120g unsalted butter 200g white

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Charlotte’s Place, Ealing

This unassuming restaurant could easily be taken for a family home in the leafy residential area of Ealing common. It could also easily pass as one of London’s best hidden gems. Go at the weekend for their 5 course tasting menu – its a steel

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Summer Celebration Cake

Summer Celebration (Baby Shower) Cake: This delicious cake is easy to put together to create a perfect summer showstopper … Sponge: 340g butter, softened 340g caster sugar, sifted 6 eggs, at room temperature 340g self-raising flour 2 tsp baking power 2-3 tbsp milk Oil, to

Summer Dessert Recipes: strawberry tiramisu

Summer Dessert Recipes

Summer Dessert Recipes: Hosting a dinner party or BBQ this summer? Check out our selection of Summer Dessert Recipes! From fruity tarts to creamy cheesecakes to healthier options – you’ll find a great selection of delicious recipes here.  

shortbread biscuits

Clotted Cream, Pistachio & White Choc Shortbread Biscuits

Shortbread biscuits are easy not to go wrong and they generally remain in the same shape as when you put them in the oven. The clotted cream is what makes these so good, they just melt into your mouth. Makes 15 biscuits Ingredients: 125g butter,

Sweetcorn fritters

Sweetcorn Fritters

Sweetcorn Fritters Recipe: These sweetcorn fritters are delicious and go well with a salsa or guacamole (or maple syrup…) I often freeze a batch for a lazy Sunday brunch. Makes 10 Sweetcorn Fritters Ingredients: 100g flour 1tsp baking powder pinch of salt 1/2 tsp black