Author: xvavier

This cumin-spiced slaw is crunchy and sweet with shredded red cabbage, carrot and apple. This is a great recipe to have up your sleeve for when you have friends with dietary requirements over for dinner. This is delicious served with any grilled meats, seafood, chickpeas or beans of choice....

London’s foodie darling, Melissa Hemsley, talks food, kitchen waste and where to get properly ‘trashed’. What’s always in your fridge? Eggs, cabbage, butter, leftover cooked shredded chicken and bone broth that I make from the chicken carcass (if you don’t want to make your own, Borough Broth Co is absolutely delicious and makes home-cooked soups, stews, ragu and casseroles taste...

Smashing is a classic Chinese technique which breaks open the cucumber’s skin, helps release the seeds and splits the flesh into delicious chunks. This spicy sesame dressing is punchy and addictive, so watch out! Start this recipe ahead of time as the dressing needs time to marinate the cucumbers....

This creamy green feta dressing can be eaten even without any salad, it’s that good! I use raddichio as the base of this simple salad but use whatever greens you have on hand. The carrots add a sweet crunch and, if you’d like to bulk this up, add a handful of nuts or perhaps half an avocado, too....

If you’ve got any leftover roast chicken, this dish makes a great leftover lunch. Using stock-standard ingredients like frozen peas, onion, garlic and carrot, this is a recipe for lazy days when you don’t want to leave the house. If you’re not a dill fan, swap for parsley or chervil. You can also swap frozen peas for broad beans....

What a treat it was to have Emma Gannon from Ctrl Alt Delete to my home for a coffee and a chat. We first met at the Google panel when Emma interviewed me and we just had a lovely connection so I was thrilled to be asked as a guest on her popular podcast. In fact, I think I was...

I was so excited to be asked to be apart of the Live Life Better podcast. We talked about what happiness is and how you can get it. Of course, I shared how we can get happiness via our stomachs as there’s certainly a connection between your mood and food. When I was born, I came out almost 10 pounds...

Nelly and I give the lowdown on our favourite spots for our friends at Suitcase Magazine. Nelly, Melissa Hemsley and Henry Relph. Dog name, age and breed: Nelly, age three, blue Irish Staffordshire terrier. Human name and occupation: Melissa Hemsley, cook and food writer and Henry Relph, DJ and Art advisor. What does your dog’s dream day look like?...

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