his morning I woke up thinking I need to make sure I keep my blog updated as often as possible. I don’t want people getting bored. But as I was thinking I realised that, more important that is for this to blog to be realistic and honest. I see so many food blogs describing… Continue reading What I want this blog to be…
I think pearl barley is seriously underrated. Everyone seems to be enjoying the now fashionable quinoa, whilst the much cheaper – and I think tastier – pearl barley is left sat on the shelf! The grain has a lovely nutty flavour and needs a lot less additional flavour than quinoa in my opinion. I also… Continue reading Pearl Barley and Veggie Bowl
I love anything which is South-East Asian inspired when it comes to food. During my travels around China and Thailand a few years ago I loved the countries use of simple fresh ingredients and the fact that meals are largely plant based. I got to enjoy bowls of marinated pak choi (one of my… Continue reading Roasted Veg with marinated Tofu
For a while I’ve been wanting to attempt a cake which is something a bit more than your average Victoria sponge or chocolate fudge. So when I came across Sophie Godwin’s Courgette, Lemon and Thyme cake entitled ‘Harvest Showstopper’ in the latest BBC Good Food magazine I thought I would give it a go. Although… Continue reading BBC Good Food’s Courgette, Lemon and Thyme Cake
I currently spend the majority of my weekends working, so when I do get to enjoy a Sunday off, it is spent eating too much and doing very little! Therefore, brunch is the perfect mid-morning meal for me after I’ve spent the morning in bed! I like to make something that is a little bit… Continue reading Sundays are for Brunching…
I’m not really into all these recipes that replace regular ingredients for expensive and ‘healthier’ alternatives. For me, its okay to enjoy a cake that actually contains sugar or a salad with serious amounts of cheese that is drowned in a super calorific dressing. It’s all about balance. We should be able to enjoy a… Continue reading What is healthy?
Yesterday I managed to run 10k in 55 minutes, which was by miles (excuse the pun), a personal best. I was pretty pleased with myself! Anyway, as a result, this morning I woke up seriously hungry! So, I decided to make something slightly more filling for breakfast in the form of Quinoa Porridge. It is… Continue reading Quick Quinoa Porridge