Falling apples, good friends and Marstrand island

I wanted to get a trip to Sweden in before the summer is over. As I booked it I didn’t think about it but it was apple time. I am not sure if I have ever noticed quite so many apple trees but there was one in just about every garden! As I was talking … Continue reading

Smoked mussel and chilli sandwich

I love to eat fresh foods but I always have a stash of tins at home, perfect for when I need something quick and easy. One thing I always keep is smoked mussels or oysters, the size is snack perfect. I wanted a snack quite quickly and a tin of smoked mussels  was it. I did some … Continue reading

Seafood Friday

On my way home from work today I planned to go past Robson’s the local butcher . Then, about half way between work and home is a fishmonger, Sandy’s. They have a lot of everything and I decided to make a pit stop and buy some shellfish, prawns, crab and perhaps some langoustines. Once inside … Continue reading

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

Seafood in plenty and a wee dram of whiskey

I spent the last weekend in Edinburgh and it is a bit like a fairy-tale city. I was there with a friend and we spent most of the day on foot just enjoying the atmosphere and on occasion stop for food, drinks and a spot of shopping. We woke up Saturday to a clear blue … Continue reading