Bulgur Wheat for dinner and brunch, a healthy kick after a long week

Business travel can be fun, meeting lots of nice people, eating a lovely hotel breakfast and going out for dinners with meetings in-between. However last week in Sweden I had a great time but I was happy to head home when it was time! The flight was delayed so I had some time at the airport … Continue reading

Allotment dinner – a new take on veg and white sauce

Allotments have a real community feeling. There is always someone to talk to, exchange thoughts on the weather (and the impact this has on the growing of the veg), best practice to get rid of the, honestly, disgusting slugs and of course how best eat the produce! After a rocky start there is now quite … Continue reading

A visit from two Swedish friends and a lot of food

The past week was busy as always but the highlight was that two of my Swedish friends coming over to visit! They picked one of the hottest days of the year to arrive, a good sign for sure. It was a few years since we last meet so I was really looking forward to spending … Continue reading

Beautiful Coolea cheese and disappointing “caviar”

A while back I encountered Coolea cheese, it was presented together with whisky as a tasting combination. It was very nice together, it was a nice whisky but the Coolea cheese was the clear winner! Today I was a little early for a meeting in Covent Garden and had time to pop in to Neil’s … Continue reading

The start of my whisky journey

Last night I went to a whisky tasting at the Whisky Exchange. If you are at all in to any kind of spirits I would suggest a visit to their website or their shop. http://www.thewhiskyexchange.com/ The selection is impressive of course for whisky but also a large range of other spirits. When I was in … Continue reading