Rachel Khoo

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September 29th, 2014

Recipe: Cinnamon dusted doughnut bites

Who doesn’t love a doughnut? I certainly do, but I don’t always have the patience to create show-stopping, filled, iced and all singing / dancing ones a la The Great British Bake Off. Instead I find myself returning to my Cinnamon Dusted Doughnut Bites over and [...]

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September 29th, 2014

Aspirational Monday Musings

* Aspirational is a short film, featuring Kirsten Dunst, that gives a painfully accurate view into ‘selfie culture’ (via It’s Nice That). * Casserole Club sounds like a fantastic initiative. * Loving these illustrations by children’s book author [...]

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September 26th, 2014

My snapshots…Konichiwa from Kyoto

No trip to Japan could be complete without a visit to Kyoto, said to be the country’s cultural epicentre. It really is a beautiful city (and totally different to Tokyo), with so many beautiful gardens, shrines and temples to explore – we even met a maiko [...]

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September 24th, 2014

Loves, Likes, Bits & Bobs – Back to school

The days are getting shorter and the air is getting cooler… It can only mean one thing: Autumn is upon us. Schools are back, Freshers’ Week is over (for most!) and days spent in classrooms, lecture halls and the library are the norm again. I always enjoyed this [...]

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September 22nd, 2014

Recipe: charcuterie appetisers

Sometimes there’s nothing better than having a few little bits for lunch or dinner – and charcuterie has to be one of my favourites for this. Inspired by the increasing trend for London-produced artisanal products, here’s my take on some charcuterie-based [...]

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September 22nd, 2014

Literary Monday Musings

* This literary map of London is absolutely stunning, how many of these books or characters do you know? * Maya Angelou may have recently passed, but her words will never stop resonating (via Upworthy). * Blogshop is the brainchild of DesignLoveFest blogger Bri Emery, aimed [...]

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September 19th, 2014

My snapshots…from Japan

For those of you who follow me on Instagram and Twitter, you may have noticed that I’m currently in Japan for the first time (follow the #khooinjapan hashtag to keep in the loop)! It’s always been a dream of mine to come to Japan, and so far this research trip [...]

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September 17th, 2014

On my bookshelf – Cherry Bombe

What could be more perfect than a magazine dedicated to women and food? Not much in my opinion. And Cherry Bombe does just that, celebrating women involved in the food industry, as well as championing beautiful aesthetics and foodie style. I’m a big fan (see previous [...]

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September 15th, 2014

Mad Monday Musings

* Mad cover such interesting topics. Love this video of chef Tatsuru Rai demonstrating the art of soba noodle making! * If like me your preferred mode of transport is by bike, then you’ll also love these cardboard fold-up carriers. Definitely going on my shopping list [...]

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September 12th, 2014

My snapshots…on set

I spent most of this morning on set, shooting for Sainbury’s, which was really fun, I loved the cute props! It’s been a busy past few weeks, juggling work, travelling and preparing for my upcoming press trip to Japan. Phew! Check out my highlights from this week [...]

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