I have quite a few gadgets in my kitchen, I have a habit of buying a cheap model and then upgrading if I use it enough, but I don’t tend to get rid of my old model ‘just in case’. So, I have a stick blender that is ancient, and … Continue Reading
It’s been nearly 4 months since I left my old business, previously I started work between 7 and 7.30am and finished around 5pm, every weekday, plus the occasional Saturday morning. For the first few months of my ‘retirement’ I took it easy and often didn’t get out of bed till … Continue Reading
Why do I love autumn? I speak to many people who lament the end of summer and dread the start of winter, but autumn is my favourite season. It’s frequently still warm and sunny, and I love nothing better than those crisp autumnal mornings walking the dog through the colourful … Continue Reading
I don’t know about you, but when I was a kid we had bread with pretty much every meal. Then along came the low-carb fad diets and my intake of bread was drastically reduced. In recent years, I’ve made my own bread: but honestly, it takes flipping ages, and usually … Continue Reading
I recently spent a few days with a good friend of mine who I consider to have a very healthy diet. She added food to every meal we ate, which I found quite surprising as I never add salt to restaurant meals because I believe they are salty enough, and … Continue Reading
I really love to cook, that was the reason I set up this blog. But I am also really busy and so I have to be clever when I cook, making multiple meals at the same time. This is really economical and ideal for anyone who is busy or doesn’t … Continue Reading
It never ceases to amaze me when I speak to hard working friends and colleagues and they tell me, almost with a touch of bravado that they either don’t eat breakfast, or lunch, or both. It astounds me how people expect to make decisions or use machinery when their brains … Continue Reading
Thats the question that my husband asked me last week, and I confidently advised him that clean eating was what we did most of the time.
I then did a bit of research (basically googling the term) and I was astonished to find out that some people believe that … Continue Reading
Just the word ‘leftovers’ gives the suggestion of something unwanted, the remains. To some it symbolises a lack of wealth and prosperity, a need rather than a desire, and therefore something that’s undesired.
I have the total opposite feeling about leftovers, I LOVE them, you only have to take a … Continue Reading
It seems to be the curse of modern society, everyone I meet is either intolerant to something, not eating or ‘free’ of another thing. Are these people genuinely allergic or is it a reaction to the variety and quality of food that they are eating?
Amongst my family and friends … Continue Reading