Author: Hatti

Kitchen know-how

Sterilising jars

There are several ways of sterilising jars – see different methods from Kilner and BBC Good Food. My preferred method is the wash and bake: Preheat the oven to about 170°. Wash the jars and lids in very hot (wear gloves), soapy water. Whilst still wet, put them upside down on […]


Tomatoes on toast

Tomatoes on toast can take many delicious forms: Italian bruschetta; Spanish tostada con tomate; my mum’s favoured tinned plum tomatoes on sliced wholemeal. This recipe is most similar to the Spanish version – the toast is warm and the tomatoes are fresh. I haven’t always liked tomatoes but eating Morito’s […]

Store cupboard | Breakfast


As we all know, a good granola is not just for breakfast. But there’s something apt about having this particular recipe as my first post – rise and shine, isthisfood. It’s a Saturday evening and I’ve been eating with friends all day. But that won’t stop me! I want to […]