Leek & Cauliflower Cheese (with Pasta)

P1070661 P1070676I didn’t want to call this a pasta bake. Something about “pasta bake” conjures up images of really sad student dinners or something you have to make as part of food technology at school. As far as I am aware, I have never made a pasta bake. I have made Macaroni Cheese which is not the same. Right? I haven’t used a jar of  “pasta bake ” sauce is what I mean.  I don’t know where my feelings against the bake have come from but they’re are so strong, it took me ages to find a good name for this post.

Brown Butter, Rosemary & Blood Orange Doughnuts

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Some evenings I come home from work, sit down with my notebook and plan recipes. I usually come up ideas on the walk from the tube station to my house. Don’t know why, but that’s always when I get my best ideas. I plan each months recipes based on what’s in season and/or what I fancy making at the time. I had not planned to have two doughnutty recipes this month. But it happened and I doughnut have any regrets.


P1070582 P1070572Up until about 5 minutes ago when I googled “doughnut waffle” I thought I had created something beautiful. So because I thought I’d dreamed up this recipe before I’d made them, after I’d made them and as I ate them, we are pretending I MADE THEM UP. It’s an ingenious idea really. I think anything made into a doughnut is gonna be a pure delight. How could it not be? I’ve already started waffling on…