Making new traditions

This time last year I was on my honeymoon in a hotel in a Devon eating wonderful food, so I am trying to start a tradition that for this honeymoon anniversary week we do special things. Last night I attempted my first tart! Introducing my homemade short crust pastry fig and goats cheese tart… (NeededContinue reading “Making new traditions”

Saturday Addition: 11.01.14

So thus far this year I have actually stuck to some of my year plans! But this has meant a lack of time to write a research post. Therefore today I am going to share my other blog and research. My new year plan was to run a project over a period of time. ThisContinue reading “Saturday Addition: 11.01.14”

The year end deserves a new recipe!

one small onion chopped finely, one clove of smoked garlic chopped, one chicken stock packet, lots of black pepper, a bit of water, a knob of butter, stirred up in a pan until the onion turns clear; one Jerusalem artichoke, one portabello mushroom, chopped and in the pan, then a little more water and stirContinue reading “The year end deserves a new recipe!”

Cooking program’s inspire

I love cooking program’s, and recently it has beenThe Great British Bake Off, and Master chef. I love them because they make me want to cook, and they make me feel I can give it a go. I have learnt from these program’s a few basic skills, so tonight I tried a pastry topped pie,Continue reading “Cooking program’s inspire”

Venn Street Market

Today I visited the Venn Street Market to get my veggies and a little lunch. I love food markets, their vibrancy, the fresh products, and the choice. My two favourites from today are M Moen and Son’s the butchers and A G Brockman’s organic veggies. Here are a couple of pictures! If you get aContinue reading “Venn Street Market”

Healthy eating our favourite things

We wanted pizza for dinner so instead of buying one, I made it! fresh ingredients (even herbs from the garden) low salt and sugar ( the base recipe wanted 4 times more than I put in and I really don’t think it needed it!) and I have to say, delicious! So I have blogged aboutContinue reading “Healthy eating our favourite things”

Doing it for yourself

This week I went to a 3 day residential boot camp. It was an experience I hope I never forget, definitely good and bad bits, but overall worth every second. I think a large part of life is about learning, and here is what I learnt. The good bits: do it for yourself: it isContinue reading “Doing it for yourself”

End of another academic year

So it’s the end of another academic year! Students done well, I’ve tried my best, learnt lots having taught different courses, hope I inspired them for good not evil! And it ended with a lovely walk through a field with some gorgeous colleagues, and a delicious meal prepared by my husband when I got home,Continue reading “End of another academic year”