Category Archives: food

Celebrating 82 years of marriage at the Halfway Bridge

Last Friday Jim and I celebrated our tenth wedding anniversary. I honestly have no idea where that decade has gone, but after 5 countries, 6 houses, 2 dogs and 2 children, it felt like a bit of a milestone that needed celebrating! As luck would have it a couple of months ago I won a…

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A homemade hot cross buns challenge

Hot cross buns are one of my guilty pleasures. While some people might moan when they appear in supermarkets too quickly after Christmas, I always welcome their short season and in our family they often become a Friday afternoon teatime treat. But despite the fact I make bread several times a week, I have never…

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I Quit Sugar… and then what happened?

A couple of months ago I gave in to curiosity and bought the bestselling book I Quit Sugar. I wanted to experiment with the idea of minimising or completely removing sugar from my diet and I had a couple of good reasons why. Firstly sugar has always either given me a headache or made me…

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Adventures in Bulgarian cooking

I like to think my tastes are pretty varied and that I’ve tried most types of food, but I have to confess that until a few days ago I’d never tried anything from Bulgaria, but all that changed last weekend when we had a Bulgarian tasting adventure… We were sent a hamper of goodies to…

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Cooking your way to a healthy smile

A couple of weeks ago when we were navigating through the first sleepless nights and bleary eyed days with a newborn, we received a delivery of an organic vegetable box from Abel & Cole. The food was part of a promotion with SimplyHealth where we were being challenged to cook our way to a healthy…

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