Good things on toast

This week our toaster has started only toasting on only one side. In a bid to buy less new stuff we are hoping we can fix it. With all things going well might happen in mid 2025. So we are going for the flip technique....

Posted: 13.09.21 0 Comments

Lemon, artichoke and butterbean paella

A few things to say about Paella, while recognising I am absolutely no expert. I have found it's best in a thin based paella pan over a gas flame or even better a BBQ/fire. Failing that whatever large shallow (to drive...

Posted: 02.09.21 4 Comments

All-time favourite ways with tomatoes

In peak tomato season, I'll eat them for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Squashed on to bread with oil, salt and a little cheese on the side in the morning; at lunch, in heavy wedges with a dousing of sea salt alongside a...

Posted: 01.09.21 2 Comments

Cherry on Top

Cherries are hands down my favourite fruit. In winter I buy them frozen, quickly warming them with vanilla to top porridge, or baking them into a sweet clafoutis to brighten up Sunday suppers. During these...

Posted: 30.06.21 0 Comments

Summer Breakfast Recipes

Breakfast is undoubtedly the meal I think about most, from almond milk French toast to bright bowls of fruited cereal, what I eat first thing is my way of setting my intention or the day, a moment of relative calm...

Posted: 15.06.21 2 Comments

Pea, mint and preserved lemon filo tart

A quick tart made in a frying pan with not much fuss but all the flavour. Most of the things in this tart I have on hand in the freezer or my cupboards – a couple of bunches of fresh herbs liven things up. For very...

Posted: 19.05.21 3 Comments

How to eat more knockout delicious veg (and less meat)

I’m not usually a fan of a ‘national day or week’. National mulled wine day on March 4th anyone? And I’m always torn between celebrating national carrot cake day (3rd Feb) and international carrot cake day (4th...

Posted: 12.05.21 3 Comments

Three of the most wasted foods (and how to make the most of them)

Along with eating mostly plants, reducing the amount of food we waste is one of the most impactful things we can do to reduce our food footprint, and will also save us money. At home, we try to run a tight ship but even...

Posted: 21.04.21 4 Comments

Portable park dinners

It’s eating outside time. I suppose you could say al fresco, but I never do for the same reason I never call snacks canapés. Whatever you call it, whether it is a sandwich in the sun or dinner with 6 of the best....

Posted: 15.04.21 1 Comments

New potato tortilla with halloumi and tomato kasundi

I ate something like this at a café near where I live, then went back twice in the following weeks for the same thing, until I realised I should probably just work out how to make it myself. It was spring, so I used...

Posted: 3 Comments