Category Archives: cooking

Eat your (green) weeds….

There is something about this time of year; the colour green quite simply EXPLODES into the landscape…and then…just when you feel it can’t get any greener, mother nature goes a step further and intensifies her chroma. In my bid to … Continue reading

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Spring Greens at Sally White’s

If you find yourself anywhere near Kennington, South London, in the near (or distant) future you MUST take a serious detour to 353 Kennington Road, SE11 4QE  The Food Lover extraordinaire Sally White and her husband Mark have opened a new neighbourhood cafe/deli/shop where you will … Continue reading

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Keith’s Bread

There are certain days when everything stops still and becomes quiet. Today was one of those days. Thick snow surprising us on a mid March day (not a regular occurence in England). To my delight Keith has made bread and its unique … Continue reading

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Colour of the moment – Monsieur Jaune and Mirabelle

Everything outside is VERY white. There’s a beautiful kind of quiet hovering in the atmosphere. I think this is the perfect moment to introduce Monsieur Jaune. I met him in France last September and in fact he’s more orange than … Continue reading

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Pistachio green, Raspberry ripple pink and Lobster red – An afternoon lunch at the HOME STORE KITCHEN in Hastings…

The coolest sliver of pistachio green ice cream is infiltrated by delicate slashes of raspberry pink. Hot coral-red coloured lobsters are lurking in their shells sitting on ice thrones; one of them is winking at me. We are having an … Continue reading

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Ultimate Fish Pie…. (in Turquoise Le Crueset) and Sussex Pond Pudding

I know I promised that this blog will be about colour but sometimes I can’t help squeezing food in there too. The Ultimate Fish Pie was made this weekend at my house…a collaborative effort. Having made a fair number of … Continue reading

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New Year : Sky Blue (and more Chromatic Chutney)

  After the joys of Christmas I like nothing better than to take in the New Year in a quiet and reflective way. After being in bed with a cold all day during rainy yesterday (which gave me plenty of quiet … Continue reading

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Home Made Chromatic Christmas Chutney….

I’ve decided there is a strange and meditative quality about making jam and chutney. Like life drawing it is completely absorbing. Of course everything becomes a colour based art project for me in the end and this is no exception. … Continue reading

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Accidental Colour – Silver fish and tomato tones

The sight of silvery fish nestled into a turquoise dish with a sliver of lime and the palest green flesh of a fennel bulb has prompted my most recent example of accidental colour. Of course cooking is about the eye as much … Continue reading

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Accidental Colour…

This is the first post of a new idea I have been interested in exploring for some time about ACCIDENTAL COLOUR. The more fearless and experimental I have become about colour in my own work the more intrigued I am about how colour … Continue reading

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