Monthly Archives: September 2009

nigella’s lemon roast chicken


Lately I’ve been thinking that it was Nigella Lawson that turned cooking around for me. Suddenly anything seemed possible, especially with her no nonsense advice. I’ve shared my versions of a lot of her recipes here, but one of my … Continue reading

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ancient wine


Tracing the history of wine parallels explorations into the history of humanity and its traditions. There is no food or beverage that is so intensely scrutinised by its fans, so it comes as no surprise to find the origins of … Continue reading

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italian meatball in tomato sauce


How do you photograph a pan of beautiful little meatballs bubbling away in a rich tomato sauce? Food stylists will tell me to turn off the heat and let things go cold, then get some natural light and get up … Continue reading

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