Monthly Archives: September 2014


Scratch Recipe: Perfect Pesto

Can anyone remember the world before Pesto? Anyone? Pesto seems to have been pimping our pastas and glaming our dowdy fritattas since, oh, 1882?  In reality, few people outside Italy had heard of Pesto until the 1990s but it’s definitely taken on the ‘comfortable old slippers’ role in the culinary shoe cupboard […]


TRENDS: The Rise of The Dessert 2

On the 5 days of the week when Londoners are not starving themselves on a diet of one sardine and a celery stick (aka the 5:2 diet), it appears we have an uber-crush on desserts. Dessert bars and pop-ups have become something of a ‘thing’ lately. At the same time […]


What He Said – Corrado Accardi

I first met Corrado Accardi at a cooking class.  A pizza cooking class.  Those who know me will find this surprising as pizza is not my favorite of the five food groups.  ‘Where’s the chocolate?’ I hear you ask.   I was really taken by Corrado’s enthusiasm and passion as a food […]

Corrado Accardi