Category Archives: food

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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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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