Today was a little bit rough. My sister suffers from depression and the last seven days have seen her feeling really low and struggling to cope with the everyday activities and chores that we all take for granted. One of those being taking the time to prepare and sitting down to eat a decent meal… Continue reading Super Salad for a Not So Super Tuesday
Yes indeed, pastry and pretty much everything is good with me. Meat and pastry is the king (I'm known for scoffing M&S sausage rolls on the train ride home - if 2 of 6 make it to my fridge they are very lucky indeed), but generally you can't go wrong with anything and pastry -… Continue reading Pastry & Everything is Good
I'm a big fan of smoked mackerel and for dinner tonight I just added some lemon zest and baked it in foil. It was accompanied by San Sebastien inspired potatoes which I am calling Patatas Sebastien (my mate Steve calls his version Paprika Potatoes). The potatoes were baked in foil for 45 mins, then sliced… Continue reading Mackerel & Potatoes
This is a very quick and tasty favourite. Wholemeal spaghetti (wholemeal spaghetti has a delicious nuttiness to it) with black olives, toasted pine nuts, tuna and pesto. Liberal drizzle of olive oil and some fresh ciabatta.