We are currently in the season of strawberries, if you are at the greengrocer or fruit and veg section of the supermarket, your senses will be assaulted by the smell of strawberries. Or… Continue reading

Merry Christmas

I am sitting in my kitchen, it is 00:47 and I am waiting for the last “roll out” of the croissants I am making.  I have just made a divine apple sauce to… Continue reading

Savoury Nuts

I know, I haven’t shared a recipe on here in AGES, and this is almost not a recipe but a throw everything in a pan and then eat. Even though I can’t for the life of… Continue reading

Silent Sunday

The Gallery – 8pm

This week’s prompt for the Gallery is 8pm. Tara has asked us to capture what occurs; Is that the bedtime hour? Is it workout time, walk the dog time, lie back in a bath and forget… Continue reading

Apple Pie

Our apple tree has just given us an abundance of fruit, so on Saturday I made an apple pie, here it is prior to it going into the oven. But it seemed to… Continue reading

The Gallery – Breakfast

If you follow my instagram feed, you’ll know that I like to post pictures of Breakfasts. Why? I have no idea, probably as I quite like to make the effort and make breakfast… Continue reading

The Gallery – Beauty

I know it’s a cliché but beauty is in the eye of the beholder, I believe it is all around me, and it is often that which is unconventional that can outshine the most classic beauty. So… Continue reading


We were at the supermarket and Maxi saw a courgette (or zucchini) and wanted to try it. Who was I to say no? Any new vegetable that my children want to try to… Continue reading


I’ve not posted any recipes on here for ages, that’s because I’ve been the food writer for UrbanVox (oh doesn’t that sound posh). So I thought I’d share with you what the previous months… Continue reading