Ooh You Are Offal, But I love You

My upcoming release, A Forbidden Liaison with Miss Grant, is set in 1822 in Edinburgh, during the state visit of King George IV. One of the many set-piece events laid on for the king was a banquet in Parliament Hall. Three hundred guests – all men! – waded their way through countless courses and copious amounts of […]

Phoebe’s Recipe for Happiness

liqPhoebe’s Recipe For Happiness Phoebe, the heroine of my 50th book, A Wife Worth Investing In, is passionate about cooking. In particular, she is passionate about cooking for those she loves, serving up the kind of food that they adore, getting great satisfaction from watching their evident enjoyment. Phoebe has no truck with food that […]

Favourite Cookbooks: Hairy Bikers Mediterranean Adventure

The Hairy Bikers, if you’re unfamiliar with the celebrity culinary duo, are not professional chefs, they don’t own any restaurants, they’re just a couple of hirsute motorcycle mates who love food and are passionate cooks. Somehow, thanks mainly to their down-to-earth charm and ‘everyman’ appeal, they have become a national institution. This book, like most […]