RECIPES I wish I'd written
Recently I returned to the Emakoko Lodge in Kenya to teach their chefs some new dishes. With four practised chefs and sometimes only 8 guests to feed, we got through a looootta recipes in a week. Sunshine, giraffes and cooking - my heaven.
My friends are always asking me for ideas of what to cook: be it dinner with their in-laws, healthy lunch for the girls or just supper for the hub. In fact, even I, who dreams up menus all day long, sometimes draw a blank when I have friends coming round. Despite being bombarded with recipes and delicious pics on our feeds, sometimes our imaginations are just weary.
Well, in Kenya, since we finished my menu plan on Day 2, my imagination had to go into overdrive! I would start usually with my produce and work backwards. And instead of creating hundreds of my own recipes, naturally I deferred to the power of google. Now, more than I ever, I feel like I have a brilliant tried and tested artillery of other peoples’ recipes and it’s time to share them …
Next time you’re hosting, look no further!