Angie Lewin: A Natural Line

We recently visited the Yorkshire Sculpture Park to look around Angie Lewin’s exhibition, A Natural Line. Her work is absolutely beautiful and I’ve put together this mini gallery of photos of some of her sketchbooks and materials on display.

The exhibition is running until 23rd February 2014, and you can find out more here.

Chilli chocolate pots

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This is possibly one of my favourite desserts ever, and it’s surprisingly easy to make! If you don’t like chilli chocolate then you could just use good quality dark chocolate, but the chilli gives it a nice warming aftertaste. I used Lindt chocolate for this recipe, which comes from The Hairy Bikers’ Great Curries. It goes really well after a curry – make sure you check out my posts about the Chicken tikka masala and Saag aloo which are also from this great book! Continue reading

Chicken Tikka Masala

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I love a good curry, and have recently discovered The Hairy Bikers’ Great Curries book, which has pretty much every curry and side dish you’d ever want to make in it! I have to say that now I’ve made my first one from scratch (yes, I’m happy to admit that!) I’m going to make them every time. Using fresh spices really makes a difference, and the effort is worth it. I’ve started with my favourite, this chicken tikka masala – look out for the saag aloo recipe today too, as I served that with the meal. Continue reading…