HDL COOKS: Huevos Rancheros

A weekend brunch is really the most comforting thing. Whether you’re gearing up for a busy day, nursing a hangover or just want to unleash your inner middle-class white woman, brunch is ever the solution to your weekend woes. Brunch has always promised that little bit more than the traditionally beige breakfast plate. I’m not…

HDL COOKS: The Cheat’s Goat’s Cheese and Caramelised Onion Tartlet

Okay, I’ll be honest with you. Sometimes I’m a lazy cook. There are just some nights where I want to eat nice food without spending hours slaving away over every last little detail. Especially when there’s baking involved. So when, on Monday, I decided I wanted a goat’s cheese and caramelised onion tartlet without the…

HDL COOKS: Pasta Sauce with Fresh Tomatoes and Basil

Oh pasta. Mender of broken hearts, filler of empty tummies, staple of many a student kitchen. I was an unfortunate latecomer to the pasta fanatic club (all thanks to my mother, who refused to have it in the house because she associates it with poverty…), but now I am here, sat with a dish of…

HDL COOKS: Leek & Potato Soup

Soup is the ultimate winter comfort food, when it’s grey and drizzly outside and you just want to curl up under a blanket and fill your body with wholesome warmth. You can make basically anything into soup, and there are so many different varieties even within the same groups of flavours. Do you prefer a…