gingerbread house

Hands up if you’ve ever made a gingerbread house before? I love making one at this time of year. There’s something really nice and carefree about setting time aside to do nothing other than faff in the kitchen, designing and constructing your own little gingerbread house. With life feeling increasingly busier and busier, somehow it […]

baked ricotta

I have the memory of an elephant. Oh hang on. No I don’t. Do they have good memories or bad? I forget. I have the memory of whatever animal is really bad at remembering things. Take this recipe for example. I have been racking my brain to try and remember which friend of mine introduced […]

seafood paella | as featured in the summer 2018 edition of graziher magazine

Lo Corcoran talks all things Christmas ham, New Year’s resolutions, seafood paella and the beloved game of cricket.  How good is Christmas ham. Cork Daddy’s favourite food, I have to admit I’m a bit fussy when it comes to the carving. I love it really finely shaved – please no ham steaks for me! Frequenting many a […]

dad’s famous fruit salad | a thomas family tradition

Christmas decorations are in the shops – already! They seem to be creeping in earlier and earlier each year. At the beach for the school holidays, Mum and I’ve been discussing how exciting it is to have Elles Belles and Jez home for Chrissie. Which got me thinking about our Thomas family Christmas. Mum’ll have presents […]

the ultimate roast dinner | mustard crusted roast beef with a horseradish sauce + yorkshire puddings

I’m such a dag. Do you want to know what I did last night after everyone left our place for Ali’s birthday dinner? I wrote Jamie Oliver a private message on Insta. It reminds me of the time years ago when I facebooked Leonardo DiCaprio after he missed out on getting an Oscar for his performance […]