With the start of Wimbledon this week and a bunch of bananas rapidly browning on my worktop I thought this could only mean one thing (bear with me here). For, as any even vaguely attentive fan must be aware at this point (given the tendency of the BBC commentators to…Read More
Now summer is officially here I feel a celebration is in order. A salad? Oh yes, but not just any old salad. Watermelon salad? Yes please. As you might expect given its name, watermelon is excellent for hydration in the summer months. But it’s more than just water (92% don’t…Read More
Did you know that you can freeze houmous? You did? Well excuse me for my ignorance! Because while I love homemade houmous, and have no qualms about making it, the quantities involved are simply too vast for me. Making it seems to end up with catering size portions when all…Read More
Here in the UK we are now at the height of rhubarb season: big blowsy field rhubarb is freely available. And in the Wannabe household we have a birthday around this time. The birthday boy also happens to love rhubarb crumble, so I thought I’d celebrate the timely arrival of…Read More
I have a confession to make: I buy food in plastic packaging. Much though I’d like to, I haven’t been able to eradicate plastic from my life. I did try, but fairly early on in the experiment I realised the Wannabe family would soon starve if I continued along the…Read More
Torte Caprese is a cake that originates from the Italian island of Capri. Made with ground almonds (so gluten-free) and dark chocolate it is rich and indulgent and I think one of the best chocolate cakes ever. I’m aware of how bold a statement this is, but I’ve baked a few cakes in my time and this recipe is divine.Read More
This Sunday is World Cancer Day, marked to raise awareness of cancer and to encourage its prevention, detection and treatment. Here’s a recipe with amazing anti-cancer qualities for those fighting this devastating disease and also for those who wish to prevent it. That’s all of us, right?Read More
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