Orange & Campari Marmalade

Dollop factor Rating: 5/5 Homemade: now stop it! of course it is.   Under normal circumstances marmalade should take forever to make…softening skins overnight, juicing, deseeding, cutting, shredding, blah, blah, blah… it´s just taking the pith! (you´re welcome). In my mind, marmalade should just be made with massive dollops of love. (this is me winging it)…

Holy Guacamole

Dollop factor rating: 5/5 Homemade: Yes! thank you for asking Its Sunday, its hot and I found gorgeous avocados at the market yesterday. I normally try to steal them from the golf course (…in my golf bag, up my jumper, as earings!)  I used to get them from a beautiful tree, in the beautiful garden of a beautiful…

Pickled Cucumber with Dill (aka gherkin & wally)

Knob factor rating: Yes they are Homemade: but of course! These are seriously tangy, and the sharp flavour really cuts through meat and cheese…and I wouldn’t have it any other way. I made 2 jars, one for me and one for my mom, who tells me that she is the wally* eating champion of the world,…

Bon Appetit Baby

Yes I realise that this is all very obvious. But get Katy Perry… ditched all the old stuff including Orlando Bloom and got herself a ´noo hardoo´ and some very decent new choons (I´m down with the kids, I know the lingo). I actually bought my first Katy Perry track – chained to the rhythm –…

Lemon & Juniper Marmalade (basically this is Gin Jam!)

Dollop factor rating: 6/5 Homemade: Yes! ….thank you very much Midway through a 4 hour walk in the hills of Arico here in Tenerife, in 36c heat (that’s about 95 degrees fahrenheit in old money) which left me gagging for water, more water…and a little cheeky glass of wine to aid recovery (thank you Bodega Cumbres…