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Best of The Hungry Guest 2014

How time flies. It’s been a busy year away from GF&H and so I just wanted to share a little taster of whatView full post »

Harvest 2013

BBC Harvest, hosted by Gregg Wallace (of Masterchef UK fame) and Philippa Forester, was a three-part series broadcastView full post »

Zucchini Fritters

Does absence truly make the heart grow fonder?  And, if yes, can it work in the case of absent posts from long-lostView full post »

Chocolate tart with a pecan biscuit crust

This tart is delicious and tastes even better a couple of days after you’ve made it, so it’s a perfect make-View full post »

Brixton Village : SW9

I mean honestly… I leave Brixton to its own devices for three short years and the transformation is astounding.View full post »

Sweet Paul Workshop NYC

Since Lorna’s unforgettable French experience last autumn taking part in a residential food styling & photographyView full post »

Pickled Shrimp

So the Holidays are officially over and 2012 is here, Happy New Year to you all and thank you for your continued supportView full post »

Porcini Mushroom salt rub

One of the best things about this time of year for me is that I get to cook for more people than just Jon and I. My kidsView full post »

Nutty New York Granola

Well so much for the slew of Thanksgiving recipes I was planning to post, is it me, or is time just zooming by theseView full post »

Sautéed Brussels sprouts
 with Bacon

So next on my Thanksgiving recipe recommendation list is Brussels sprouts, yum! Okay, so I know that’s unlikely toView full post »

Butternut Squash Soup

Now Halloween is done with, we (in America) are racing toward our next big holiday, Thanksgiving. Last year my brother-View full post »

Whole wheat Apple & Almond muffins

Oh the dilemma of what to do with an abundance of apples. Liv, my lovely Kiwi lodger, has been spending some time inView full post »

Roasted Pumpkin Seeds and Roasted Pumpkin Seed Brittle

Four days to Halloween! I know because my youngest daughter Hanna is quite literally counting down. The girls reallyView full post »

Styling France | Adieu

So this is goodbye… our last day was spent in the beautiful medieval village of Beynac winding our way slowlyView full post »

Styling France | Day Three

Day three, and I remember literally waking up to an ‘ooh I’m still oh so full’ feeling after TuesdayView full post »

Styling France | Day Two

After what can only be described as a gourmet breakfast by our incredible host Ouafaa, we set out to style a FrenchView full post »

Styling France | Day One

One amongst twenty-three passengers on a pretty small props place from London Gatwick to Bergerac, to be greeted byView full post »

Potato and Swiss Chard Dauphinoise

Only a couple of days to go until I jet off to the Dordogne for 4 days of food styling and photography tuition with fiveView full post »

Veggie Soup with Almond Pesto

So you may have noticed that we haven’t posted for a while, in fact I think Lorna’s been given a fairly hard time byView full post »

Iced Sugar Cookies

Last week was Emily’s birthday and icing cookies is always a huge hit as a party activity. I have the set-up downView full post »

Pizza Dough

As much as I love to cook sometimes the thought of making something I can buy ready-made at Wholefoods doesn’tView full post »

Toasted Hazelnut and Chocolate Cake

Oh the smell of toasting Hazelnuts! Not only is this one of the most moist, delicious cakes I have ever had the pleasureView full post »

Granola Squares

Having had it pointed out to me recently that my new favourite store bought snack bar for when I’m on-the-go isView full post »

Crab and radish bruschetta

Apologies it’s been a while since we posted, but for us both life has been a little hectic of late. I’veView full post »

Peanut butter chocolate chip banana muffins

So I’m back in the much cooler climate of South East England for the foreseeable future and in the midst ofView full post »

Winter White Bean Soup

Okay, time for some comfort food. This soup is definitely hearty enough for a main course and it’s really perfectView full post »

Light chocolate sponge cake

I confess I have been using this same sponge recipe with it’s rich chocolate butter icing for years now so it’sView full post »

Red Wine Mushroom Sauce

This recipe from Bon Appetit is a perfect dinner party dish. It goes really well with a beef roast or steak taking aView full post »

Mini Mice Cookies and a Virtual Cookie Swap!

2010 Holiday Cookie Swap | Recipe 1 It’s the season and all that, and this year Lorna and Mum are heading to joinView full post »

Kale Chips

The first time I tried these was on a trip to visit my friend Andee in Texas. She has a wonderful vegetable garden andView full post »

Almond & Orange Florentines

What can I say, another Ottolenghi inspired recipe. I searched high & low for the right sort of flaked almonds inView full post »

Baked figs with blue cheese & prosciutto

This is the ultimate crowd pleaser, a fabulous & easy recipe that we both serve often as an appetizer or finger foodView full post »

Roast tomatoes with raisins and feta

Anne sent me this recipe recently and I loved the sound of the ingredients so while Lorna and I are both here in EnglandView full post »

Caramelised endive with Serrano ham

I’ve only really used endives a couple of times in the past, Mel & I once made this fabulous crab meat andView full post »

Lime & Ginger Cheesecake

Okay Becky this one is for you. I was just trying to think where we were when I first had the pleasure of tasting it, IView full post »

Spiced Brown Sugar Honey Pecans

Once you start eating these you just can’t stop, they are seriously addictive so beware! I also just wanted toView full post »

Olive Crackers

A new Ottolenghi favourite of mine. I have never dabbled with cracker making before and these were so simple to do andView full post »

Leek and Potato Soup with Kielbasa

Last week we decided to put our air conditioners back in our apartment windows. Unfortunately we hadn’t expectedView full post »

Chorizo with Potatoes & Watercress

This recipe is in tribute to Barrafina in London. On a recent trip back to my old home city I managed to persuade a goodView full post »

Biscotti (Carquinyolis)

A very good friend of mine in London recently passed this recipe on to me with the caveat that I report back and sendView full post »

Collard Greens and White Bean Gratin

I used to belong to one of those mail order cookbook clubs, the ones where each month they send you catalog ofView full post »

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