Ahhh New Years. Where optimism and positivity probably run the highest in comparison to the rest of the year. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. Positive changes can happen whenever, you really don’t have to wait until… Continue Reading
I stumbled upon Smitten Kitchen last week and the next day made this for dinner. It seems that a lot of the ingredients used are relatively easy to come by and also cheap to make and I’m that impressed I’m considering buying… Continue Reading
At the beginning of the year I suffered my first gallstone attack and a scan back in January more or less confirmed that I needed to get my gallbladder removed. In the time since I’ve started going to the gym… Continue Reading
It’s finally finished and just in the nick of time. Merry Christmas everyone.
I spent Saturday baking my now infamous “Boozy Christmas Cake”. After 4 hours of sitting in the oven and infusing my kitchen with delicious smells, it is now living in a Tupperware box and being fed shots of booze whenever… Continue Reading
I decided earlier this year that this Christmas I would be making my own Christmas Cake. This came about after I’d heard the legend of a Christmas Cake recipe that listed a whole bottle of Jack Daniels in it’s ingredients… Continue Reading
I made this the other day and is probably the best cake I’ve ever made that involves nuts (I don’t normally like nutty cakes). It’s really easy to make and everyone who’s had some has loved it. Ingredients * 225g… Continue Reading
My kitchen for once is rammed full of food and until a huge dent has been made with what is already in I’m pretty much refusing to go grocery shopping. This means that until then a little bit of invention… Continue Reading
There hasn’t been one of these blog entries in a while and the simple explanation is purely because I’m no longer vegetarian. Yes I do feel guilty for not sticking with it (I really did try) and lecturing won’t make… Continue Reading
It was my 31st birthday yesterday and as a treat my rents said they would take me anywhere I wanted for a meal. I chose the cool retro American Diner on the A19, near to where I live. Their milkshakes are amazing.
In an attempt in frugality I’ve been trying to use up items in my cupboards/freezer that I’ve had for ages in the hope that it will a) save me money and b) force me to try different things. I seem… Continue Reading
It’s been a while since I last posted for which I apologise but in between work, decorating and getting ready for Christmas I’ve had little time to indulge in blogging. I have however been wanting to make Borscht for a… Continue Reading