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Celeriac, walnut and blue cheese pasta salad

Well, I’d had every intention of cooking a delicious blue cheese risotto for dinner tonight using a block of St Agur I had specifically gone out to buy, only to get home and realise that we didn’t have any arborio-  you can’t really make risotto without risotto rice now, can you? 397 more words

Food And Drink

The Secret to a Better Morning

January is the time for new beginnings: new workout routines, new resolutions, new goals. Rather by accident, I’ve made a number of new changes: a hot yoga challenge, blogging for a new site, and posting more frequently. 261 more words


Keema mince

This is a firm favourite in this household. It’s straight forwards and I can cook it whenever I have some free time during the day then just heat it up at dinner time. 206 more words

My Recipes

Green Chile & Ham Overnight Bake

This is a great recipe when company is staying over.  It’s already prepared ahead of time, you just need to pop it in the oven.  Can’t beat this one for a brunch, or potluck breakfast dish.   174 more words

Meats & Main Meals

preparing for winter...with jam

I am not chopping wood or knitting jumpers. Just back from London I stick to my promise of making apricot and strawberry jam for my nieces’ and nephew’s pancakes as well as for the yoga retreat that I will be catering for later in summer. 182 more words


When you are too tired to cook...

It all comes down to a bit of prep at the weekend.  Like most of you who are kind enough to read this blog and my meanderings, I work full time – running my own business I work VERY full time!  272 more words