Sea bass with black bean sauce and wasabi mash

I have had a bit of a dry spell lately when it comes to cooking. This is quite unusual for me but there is a lot going on and a lot on my mind at the moment. I will share more about that in another blog but I haven’t even thought of something new and … Continue reading

White bean and beef chilli

I couldn’t believe when the weather turned, rain was pouring down and the temperature dropped. I was so geared up for a loooong barbecue season and glorious moments of snoozing in the warm sunshine it was like a bit of a rude wake up call. I then spoke to a friend in Sweden who told … Continue reading

Dinner from the sea with cod and feta cheese dumplings

The past week went so fast! I did a quick trip to Dublin and discovered some very nice take away sushi there. I had some good meetings and managed to see my friend as well! I didn’t get back home until quite late. We had friends coming for the weekend the following morning but I … Continue reading

48 hours in Clarksville, Tennessee and a fix of Southern cookin’

I know I don’t write an awful lot about myself on the blog, all the focus is on the food . With this trip I thought I would say I went for a year at high school in a small town called Clarksville, Tennessee. Little did I ever guess I would be placed there when … Continue reading

A quick Glasgow trip and a full English breakfast

It was time to go to Glasgow for a couple of meetings, I was a little nervous of snow but the flight took off and landed just on time! I headed to the hotel to check in and to drop the bag. The meeting went well and I had a dinner in the hotel restaurant, … Continue reading

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

20 hours in Glasgow and a Scottish breakfast

I do some travel for work and sometimes the flights and my meeting times don’t quite match. This week I had a meeting and it worked out easier to head up the night before. I arrived at the hotel at about 9.45 PM and was absolutely starving. I stayed at the Crown Plaza and decided … Continue reading

A slice of Key Lime pie in Key West

When in Florida I thought I would visit Key West. It dates back to the king of Spain and has a varied history. Here you can walk in the footsteps of Thomas Edison, Tennessee Williams and Ernest Hemingway through the bustling harbour and downtown. I jumped on the Key West Express for a day trip … Continue reading

Saturday in Notting Hill and a healthy seafood burger

Saturday my friend and myself had finally managed to meet up. We met for a Saturday lunch at the Notting Hill Brasserie.There was so much to catch up on we talked non stop! It is a lovely place, a quiet oasis in the middle of a busy Notting Hill. Both my friend and myself went … Continue reading

Two quick dinners, Paneer & Chorizo hash and polenta crusted salmon

I really enjoyed my paneer cheese last time that I griddled in the pan. I also went back to my local Indian to double check how they cook their Paneer but it was in a sauce and I could not quite identify how they made the sauce and decided to see what else I could … Continue reading