Chicken and tofu fajitas

Sometimes, due to my blog, I get questions if I spend pretty much all day every day cooking intricate and complicated dishes.I then have to admit that this is not at all the case. I love slow cooking and will do it every time I can but it is more like once a week or … Continue reading

Canapés, dumplings and dessert inspired by the colour red

They say that all things comes in three and in this case it might be true. We have had three different lots of friends to come visit within a short period and it has been so much fun. We had some very late summer weather, really amazing for this time of the year still spotting … Continue reading

Raw strawberry and raspberry jam with Chia seed

One of the ingredients I got from The Eco Green Store was chia seeds. Chia seeds are hailed as a superfood, it is easy to sprinkle on your food to add that extra crunch and health boost. The Eco Green store strives to make fairtrade and organic food cost efficient and available to everyone. I love … Continue reading

Stuffed, rolled chicken and that thing called baking

I have a friend who thinks nothing of baking anything. Whilst I, in my mind, manage to think about the mess, the ingredients I don’t have at hand and the fact that the last bread I made was so dense it might possibly have been used as a weapon, always makes me re think at … Continue reading

Breakfast in the greenhouse

The main changes to the house, so far, are happening in the garden and what a transformation! The garden was originally created to be easy maintenance but with very little maintenance the bushes and the weeds started to grow wild. All of that has now been removed and it has been replaced by a veg … Continue reading

A fruit and berry tart

I don’t really have a sweet tooth and this is part of why I don’t make desserts very often. Well, that and the fact that I am usually to full to eat anything more after a starter and a main course. If I eat dessert I love fruit. If more restaurants had a fruit platter … Continue reading

Chobani yoghurt – one man’s American dream

About a year ago I was in Florida on a summer holiday. The sky was blue, the beaches sandy white and it was lovely like only holidays can be. I picked up a copy of the Wall Street Journal to get updated on the news. Inside was an article about a man called Hamdi Ulukaya. … Continue reading