Budgetary Requirements: Creamy Chickpeas

I remember back in the early noughties when I headed off to uni, a bright-eyed 18-year-old full of wonder and with the very best of my mum’s kitchen liberally borrowed. I still have the wooden spoon and stir-fry paddle I selected, so worn from use that the handles are shiny and smooth under my now-practised … Continue reading Budgetary Requirements: Creamy Chickpeas

“Just being is fun”: making Katharine Hepburn’s brownies

I love me a bit of Katharine Hepburn. There's that poise, the determination, the total give-no-fucks ambition that defined her as an actress and meant she lived her life on her own, fabulous terms. Also she was basically both my fantasy girlcrush in the Bringing Up Baby and my fantasy Nana in On Golden Pond. … Continue reading “Just being is fun”: making Katharine Hepburn’s brownies