Energizing food, stir fry with cabbage

I have felt a cold trying to creep up on me for a few weeks now. It is of course terrible timing with loads to do at work, a busy weekend ahead but then, is it ever a good time for a cold? Well I decided to try and fight it and eat healthier and … Continue reading

Vegan hash

On my way home from work today I wanted to try some of the quorn that I bought as part of my vegan quest. I am not quite sure about all of it and this time it was “quorn frankfurters” I can imagine it being nice on a BBQ. I was so hungry I did … Continue reading

Vegan stuffed marrow with roast baby aubergines

It is amazing what difference a week of warm weather makes for the allotment. We went to see what had happened and the marrows are really taking off at last! There were more asparagus, well three spears that we picked as part of tonight’s dinner , the next set of broad beans has come through … Continue reading

Quinoa pasta and my own Chopped challenge

Ever since the vegan challenge I have been thinking about different foods that would be possible, or not to cook. I decided to spend a lunch this week in the local health shop and see what ingredients are available for vegans. As this is a whole new area for me I bought some things at … Continue reading

Rising to a vegan challenge

The other day I was introduced to a lovely new friend, Eve. She is vegan and I instantly had loads of questions. I love fish meat and dairy so our diets are very different. Eve also specialized in sustainable food. We meet in the pub over a pub spread and I had just eyed up … Continue reading