Amy Chaplin Celebrates the Art of Eating Well with her latest book

My Facebook feed is no stranger to the plethora of memes aimed at fluffing the feathers of vegans and vegetarians. So far, only one has gotten a chuckle out of me. With a couple of dinosaurs grilling meat on an open flame, the brunt of the joke is the herbivore who brings the hummus to […]

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The Imperfect art of feasting

Nigella Lawson’s Feast is a book that is very dear to my heart. It reminds me that food is central to our celebrations, be they a religious festival, a birthday, or even a romantic dinner for two. However, I don’t feel that we need an ear-marked day to celebrate with loved ones. The blessing that […]

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Thin-crusted Pizza with Lemon-drizzled Rocket, Goat’s Cheese, Mozzarella and Balsamic-roasted Cherry Tomatoes

Last year, I spent months racking my brain for a fitting present for my boyfriend. I knew that what he really wanted was an iPad. But with my bank balance, Santa simply wasn’t going to be leaving one of these in his Christmas stocking! So eventually, after much thought and online browsing, I decided upon […]

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