Category Archives: Food

Mincemeat Rolls

My lovely colleague Jess and I have an occasional breakfast club, she buys ham and cheese croissants from eat and Imake us breakfast and bring it in. Last week, Jess brought croissiants in on Monday and I’d said that I’d … Continue reading

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Fruit, Vegetables and how much is enough?

Last week the news dropped that we should abandon our target of eating 5 portions of fruit or veg a day and aim for 10 instead. Every country seems to have a different target. In Denmark it’s six, the French … Continue reading

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February Photos – Part Two

Not a good place to park. 16 February. Or, how I almost died on the way to work.Blue-ish Sky. 17 February. Morning photo Gold Shoes. 17 February. A different journey to work because of train failure and someone with a shiny pair … Continue reading

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Dutch Baby Pancake

Pancake day is almost upon us. I’ve written about the place that it has in my life before and I’m always up for some food based celebration of the beginning of Lent. Generally, I still prefer savoury over sweet pancakes and I … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: As ready as we can be right now..

Last Saturday was a beautiful day and Ma and I were back at the allotment. This warmer (11C) and sunnier weather encourages seeds to flourish and while there may yet be frosts, our last frost dates are the end of … Continue reading

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Other People’s Recipes – February 2017

I’ve been in a bit of a cooking slump recently, but these are things that have caught my eye since last time! Yogurt panna cotta This looks so good Yottam Ottolenghi’s winter soup recipes.  I generally give Ottolenghi’s recipes a … Continue reading

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Cooking fail

I like to think I’m a pretty good cook but being competent doesn’t mean that I don’t have things go wrong. Any cook who tells you that everything they cook is a total success is a liar or doesn’t actually … Continue reading

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