Dining out at: Kopapa

Avocado and goat's cheese on sour dough bread

I recently brunched at Kopapa. It’s a fab restaurant in London. I’d been there before, when it first opened. A Kiwi friend introduced it to me as it’s run by New Zealand top chef Peter Gordon. I remember enjoying what I ate on my first visit, and welcomed a return with another friend (not a New Zealander, but she did live there for a year or so). I wasn’t disappointed. Continue reading

Egg tart

Egg tart

Having felt a bit sluggish for a while now, I decided that perhaps my body needed a bit of a cleanse, and what better way to do it than buying a new cookbook with lots of cleansing recipes. Honestly Healthy Cleanse by Natasha Corrett is packed full of alkaline recipes, created to balance your body’s PH levels so that you look and feel better than you ever thought you could. Continue reading

Making pizza with the toddler

Pizza making

I’m still on a mission to get the fussy toddler to eat a something other than pasta and meatballs. While there’s nothing wrong with pasta and meatballs, what would I feed him if he decides he doesn’t like them anymore?

So, following a successful visit to Wahaca, where he readily tucked into chicken, lettuce as part of his ‘make your own tacos’ meal, I decided to get him more involved in food. Having witnessed, with amazement at him tucking into a slice of pizza at a fellow toddler’s birthday party, it appeared that pizza was the way to go. Continue reading