Octopus and Extra Virgins

 You may remember in April I penned a post after winning a competition run by Belazu, formerly the Fresh Olive Company, for Leiths students. I had sort of completely forgotten about my prize- a trip to the olive groves in Catalonia amidst all of the Christmas Issues (the magazine kind, not the rising stress as […]

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The Break Up.

  So since we last caught up, a lot of stuff has happened. These are the good bits: I graduated as a Leiths Trained Chef (yaaassss!), I moved out of my little student flat, I moved into a new flat, I started working freelance, I experienced a little ‘Christmas in July’, tested dozens of recipes, […]

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Ingredient is King

Those of you who follow me on social media will know that I entered a competition a few months ago, run by Belazu Ingredient Company for Leiths students. They challenged us to come up with a dish that showed off the quality of one of three ingredients they supplied for us: Early Harvest Extra Virgin […]

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And so this is Christmas…

Firstly I must apologise for my lack of posting recently. Christmas happened. In a blur and a flurry of preparation- it happened, days merging into one as canap├ęs, peeling, chopping, whisking, baking were all ticked off the unconquerable list, until at last, it was indeed conquered. What a mountain Christmas can be! This is my […]

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