Category Archives: Food Thoughts & Nutrition

Mock Trifle

On our wedding anniversay my husband and I went for a walk by the creek. When we came across some huge blackberry bushes we couldn’t resist picking some.   On our anniversay we always cook each other a special meal. My husband … Continue reading

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Frittata

Frittata is such a good dinner for so many reasons: It tastes delicious! It is really easy to make. Eggs are the main ingredient so it is an inexpensive meal. You can add lots of different fillings to make a … Continue reading

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Gilberts – My Local Baker

My local baker is only a short walk away, Baby G and I usually make a trip once a week to stock up on their speciality bread. Sadly they have been shut for their summer holidays but they are open … Continue reading

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Cooking with Lavender

Once upon a time I would never have thought you could cook with lavender. Then over the last few years I came across lavender as a seasoning: Lavender bread sold in Picnic Fayre delicatessen in Cley Next The Sea, Norfolk. … Continue reading

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30 Favourite Foods

It’s my 30th birthday this week and so I thought a list of my 30 favourite foods would be an interesting exercise. Here are a random list of 30 foods I really love: Chocolate eclairs with patisserie cream (proper French … Continue reading

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Lunchtime Maths

Making your own lunch for work saves money and is a healthier option than shop bought alternatives. Making lunch for my husband is one job that as a stay-at-home Mum I undertake. It only takes me about 5 minutes but … Continue reading

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Trans-Fat Beware

About 5 years ago I read an article about the dangers of trans-fats. I had never heard of them before then but soon learned all about them. Once again trans-fats have been in the press and I read another article … Continue reading

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Jam Making

After our recent fruit picking trip I made my first ever batch of jam. My husband and I enjoy making chutney but I had yet to try jam making. In my family there is a jam making myth where the … Continue reading

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Love Beetroot

I’ve just been reading how good beetroot is for us. I hadn’t realised that it is classed as a superfood! A few years ago I grew beetroot in my garden and enjoyed eating it with salad, now I want to … Continue reading

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Summer Salad

This week we’ve been enjoying a heat wave in the south of England. Every meal we’ve eaten has been in the garden and we’ve been having lots of barbecues and salads. As we live near the beach this morning we … Continue reading

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