Category Archives: food

What are the foods that you are made of?

As a child I used to love getting my mum to tell me about the foods I was made of. The flavours she craved and ate in quantity while I was in the womb that formed the nutritional blocks that built me.  Whilst I was made of yoghurt and Cornish mackerel, a generation later, our…

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Barbecued pizzas.. featuring River Cottage Pear & Blue cheese pizza!

I noticed recently that a blog post I wrote over the summer fleetingly mentioning barbecued pizzas, has leapt into my top 5 most read blog posts. At the time I wrote it we were experimenting with our new Weber pizza oven and I said I’d come back at a later stage to do a more…

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What we’ve been up to…

Gosh, where has two weeks gone?! We’ve spent most of the last fortnight getting ready for Jim’s imminent departure to Afghanistan. This has meant furthering my quest to find the answer to the great question How Do You Walk Two Dogs & A Baby? After lots of trial and error, there are many answers, not…

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Happy Canada Day!

We are not Canadian, but at least once a year we like to pretend we are. We spent the first two years of our married life living in Alberta and also own a Canadian dog… Clearly this is reason enough to jump on the bandwagon and celebrate a nation other than our own’s national day….

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Bread

We are halfway though our trip to the UK today and there has been a lot of bread making happening at my parents house this week. My family are (nearly) all enthusiastic bakers. Several years ago my sister and her husband went on a bread making course that transformed all of our approach to bread….

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