Independent Kitchen Branches Out

Independent Kitchen Branches Out

In December 2013 I began Independent Kitchen to document my escapades in the kitchen. My motivation for starting the blog was to share my love of all things food with my friends and family. Almost 100 posts later, my recipes have been featured on Huffington Post, Buzzfeed, Strength and Stretches and Demuth’s Cookery School to name a few. Independent Kitchen’s main focus has always been on well sourced ingredients from local independent retailers. I have created a collection of recipes as well as mapping independent businesses I...
Get a Wriggle On

Get a Wriggle On

Back in 2014 I stumbled across a mobile app which had a similar ethos to Independent Kitchen called Wriggle. We both started in Bristol, we both had a passion for supporting independent businesses and most importantly, we both had an appetite for good food. Wriggle offers limited time deals on  independent food and drink establishments in Bristol, Brighton and London. This not only helps the wallets of those of us who love to eat out, but also the partner restaurants...
A Foodie’s Madrid

A Foodie’s Madrid

I went to Madrid for a long weekend with my sister in September 2013 and was amazed by  the choice of fresh food markets and fantastic tapas! I had bought my Canon 600d SLR in Heathrow airport on the way to Spain and had no knowledge of photography whatsoever, so my style was to point-and-shoot and hope for the best. Madrid is a foodie’s paradise! In terms of a ‘feast for the eyes’ I would...
Biodegradable Christmas Decorations

Biodegradable Christmas Decorations

A foodie’s Christmas tree To reduce the amount of unnecessary plastic in the house, I decided to try my hand at making some handmade decorations. As this is ultimately a food blog,  I wanted everything on the tree to be made of edible ingredients. Citrus segment baubles These work really well in front of fairy lights*, as the lights glisten through the segments creating a stained glass window effect. As you are drying them...