Friends of my instagram feed know already that I’ve been away on the glorious island of Kos last week, soaking up lots of sun, surf and fruity cocktails. We stayed in a much nicer All-Inclusive hotel than this blogger has been used to in previous years and I was frankly thrilled to have an abundance […]Read More What The Greeks Taught Me About Dinner
Ah, summertime, when life is nought but Will Smith jams and over dressed lettuces. A pesto drizzled heap of rocket is all well and good but a girl (or a boy, crikey) cannot live on feathery greens alone. A girl/boy/fraggle doesn’t always want to cook loads in the hotter days either and this is when […]Read More Very Warm Chickpea Salad
Where: Ogmore By The Sea, Bridgend What: Traditional and trendy fare, heavy on local produce How much? £10 a head for breakfast Overall: Top notch, top marks, top everything Contact: 01656 646361 https://www.cobbleskitchen.co.uk/ Being regular budget travelers, The Mr and I are neither adverse nor strangers to a Cheap Hotel Chain Of Choice buffet of overdone […]Read More The Breakfast Club- Cobbles Kitchen
I’m out for a treat lunch with some ladies today so a light breakfast option was in order. I always feel like a bit of a effort on breakfast at the weekend, as quite simply I have time to do something more than throw some PB on a bit of toast whilst simultaneously drying my […]Read More The Skinny Thing- Banana Pancakes
What: Nepalese & Indian cuisine Where: Magdalen Street/St Botolphs, Colchester http://www.yakandyeticolchester.co.uk/ 01206 767606 How Much: from £20 a head for beers, popadums and two courses Overall: an undeniable 10/10 It’s always nice to be asked round for dinner, so an inbox invite from a flourishing curry house in the home town just after Christmas was […]Read More Yak & Yeti
I think I’ve said before that New-Year-New-Youisms can bore right off for me, however I find myself in this early end of 2018 facing some needed changes in the kitchen, in particular by addressing my nutritional intake. Many sources agree that the end to my woes will come from more protein. About 25% of my daily […]Read More Roast Carrot Hummus
Last week I read a very amusing article on BS slimming fads and how almost all celebrity fronted diet books feature some kind of chilli spiked eggs for breakfast. I was thus reminded about my much mused but never materialised intentions to do some huevos rancheros for Saturday breakfast at some point in my life. […]Read More Shakshuka. Sort of.
read the first part here I have to start with both a disclaimer and an apology on this challenge report, which is some weeks late now. In my defense, I extended the period to two weeks as basically I wasn’t sure that anything had had the chance to change in just seven days. In further […]Read More The ACV Challenge- The Write Up.
It’s been a while since I put myself through some kind of funny eating regime for the sake of science/personal development/something to talk about. With the winter kicking in proper and my general lack of enthusiasm for salads at the moment, my contemplated raw adventure is off the cards and I’ve already given up animal […]Read More The ACV Challenge!
Today on 20 Questions we are at Farmcafe in Marlesford, an excellent eatery and stores in lovely Suffolk that you may remember from little plugs past. Assistant manager Sarah has joined the heady ranks of our Questioneers with a love of all things beefy and a rare vote for our Chefs of The Zombie Apocalypse. 1: Describe […]Read More 20 Questions with The Farmcafe