Chocolate Birthday Cake

When I was little, I had a chcolate cake pretty much every year for my birthday. For me, chocolate cake is to birthdays what wine is to Friday evenings. You can have one without the other but it just isn't as fun. My father in law said to me recently that nobody makes a chocolate … Continue reading Chocolate Birthday Cake


Butterbean and Kale Soup

I found this rather lovely looking vegetable in the supermarket recently, and even though I'm not much of a Kale lover, I just had to buy it. Then I looked at it for a long time, trying to think of something to do with it. I came up with this hearty soup... Ingredients  250g smoky … Continue reading Butterbean and Kale Soup