Recipe | Stove-top radish and bacon toasts

June 30, 2017

Radish season is in full swing, and they’re one of my favourite summer vegetables. I use them in all sorts of ways: in salads and sandwiches, as a garnish on steaks and soups, chopped up in salsas… But I’ve never thought of actually cooking them – until now. This quick and easy brunch recipe from Kym Grimshaw […]

Recipe | Spring orzotto

May 26, 2017

When the latest recipe from Kym Grimshaw of Bristol-based food blog On the Plate popped into my inbox, I was instantly intrigued. I’d never heard of orzotto before, but I’m a big fan of both risotto and orzo pasta, so this fusion of the two is right up my street. After a little research, I […]

Recipe | Wild garlic frittata

April 28, 2017

There are swathes of wild garlic all over the place at the moment, and it’s one of my favourite seasonal ingredients. It used to line the country lanes around my parents’ house in Derbyshire, and the heady, garlicky scent always takes me straight back to childhood springs. Even though wild garlic smells incredibly pungent, it has […]

Recipe | Artichoke, garlic & cannellini bean soup

March 24, 2017

It’s a strange time of year, don’t you think? There are signs of spring everywhere, but the weather is still catching up. One minute it’s freezing cold and I find myself craving hearty winter comfort food; the next, the sun appears and I want to tuck into fresh, new-season greens. Luckily, the latest recipe from Kym […]

Recipe | Rhubarb & honeycomb porridge

February 17, 2017

During the week, I’m not really a breakfast person. I tend to wake up early, do a bit of blog work, and then grab a quick coffee or a glass of orange juice before dashing out to my day job. At weekends, though, it’s a different story. For me, Saturday and Sunday mornings are precious downtime, […]

Recipe | Sausage & kale orecchiette

January 20, 2017

It’s time for the first recipe of 2017 from the talented Kym Grimshaw of food blog On the Plate, and I’m particularly excited about this one as it uses my favourite pasta: orecchiette. I first sampled orecchiette (Italian for ‘little ears’) on Rome’s Piazza Navona at the age of 17, when I was travelling around […]

Recipe | Cranberry & orange breakfast muffins

December 16, 2016

Earlier in the week I shared some recipes for sweet festive treats, and now here’s one for indulgent Christmas breakfasts – cranberry and orange muffins, courtesy of the lovely Kym Grimshaw from Bristol-based food blog On the Plate. Tucking into these delights is the perfect way to start lazy holiday mornings, and orange and cranberry is […]

Recipe | Baked stuffed onions

November 18, 2016

The festive period tends to mean lots of entertaining, so at this time of year I’m always on the look out for easy yet super-tasty dinnner-party dishes. The latest seasonal recipe from Kym Grimshaw of Bristol-based food blog On the Plate fits the bill perfectly – juicy baked onions stuffed with a delicousy creamy, herby filling and […]

Recipe | Creamy wild mushrooms on toast

October 14, 2016

I love this time of year: pavements sparkling with frost, chilly evenings made for snuggling under a blanket with a good book, greengrocers brimming with autumnal bounty… It’s a time that calls for warming comfort food, and the latest recipe from Kym Grimshaw of On the Plate is just that. It’s packed with earthy mushrooms – […]

Recipe | Butter-baked corn & Kym’s ultimate potato salad

September 23, 2016

The latest seasonal recipe from Kym Grimshaw of food blog On the Plate celebrates an ingredient that’s synonymous with this lovely late-summer, early-autumn cusp: sweet, juicy corn on the cob. Here, Kym has given it a subtle chilli kick and served it up with what is quite possibly the best potato salad I’ve ever tasted (really!). It’s like […]