How to ensure the canapés ALWAYS come your way

Canape Guide 4 Illsutration

The arrival of wedding season has reminded me how much I love canapés. From the little circles of toast topped with crab meat to the mini egg tartlets, the seared … Read the rest


Sweet Potato and Smoked Mackerel Salad with Sour Cream and Horseradish Dressing

Sweet potato and smoked mackerel salad

We had some sweet potatoes that needed eating, so I rustled up this rather delicious mid-week dinner. The cumin seeds really complimented the flavour of the sweet potatoes and the … Read the rest


Food Idiom (Happy as Pie)

Happy as Pie Illustration - Food Idiom

It was pointed out to me that I had failed to include a Happy as Pie doodle in my recent post on Lidgate Pies so I have remedied the situation … Read the rest


Lidgate Pies – they’ll make you happy as pie

Lidgates chicken and ham pie

Now, I am aware that it isn’t really pie-eating season, but with the weather, frankly, a goddamn disgrace for this time of year (what’s new), I’m thinking sod the bikini … Read the rest


Bottega Prelibato (and a catch up with Wee Stu)

Bottega Prebilato fresh pasta

Three weeks ago, when London was blissfully, stiflingly hot, I sweated my way across town to Shoreditch, to meet a very old friend from my youth in Scotland. Wee Stu … Read the rest


Food Idiom (Bad Egg)

Bad Egg

To my great surprise and joy, I have received my very first illustration commission! Seeing as it is my first one and I have no idea really as to how … Read the rest