The real deal

The real deal

      The real deal                                        July 24, 2019 . I have recently returned from the most wonderful holiday in Greece – a week in Mykonos and a week in Santorini. Unbelievably, I had never been there before!  I don’t know what I have...
Wish you were here…

Wish you were here…

Wish you were here… July 06, 2019 We’re in the midst of the pandemic and it certainly has been a strange time indeed. So much of a chance to reflect and re-assess.  I’ve really missed going to meet new people in their houses and make their events so...
Give Quince a Chance

Give Quince a Chance

  Give Quince a Chance                                      October 05, 2018 . The quince is a most intriguing fruit – a cousin of the apple and pear, in the Rosaceae family.  Its fruit is similar in appearance and shape to a pear.  It is green when young...
Check your pulses, folks!

Check your pulses, folks!

  Check your pulses, folks!                                 February 01, 2019 . I’m always thinking of new or old ways to incorporate more pulses into my diet because they are so tasty and they appear to be having a moment, with the Bristol Dhal Festival this...
Oh the times, they are a changin’

Oh the times, they are a changin’

  Oh the times, they are a changin’                              July 16, 2018 . This is a musing on current times rather than my usual blog which features a seasonal recipe idea, hopefully interspersed with a little humour, although there is nothing wrong...
Gazpacho Andaluz

Gazpacho Andaluz

  GazpachoAndaluz                                     June 21, 2018 . I’m just back from a week in Seville trawling the tapas bars for inspiration for our next pop-up event. Well, the temperature was up to 38oC so I had to go where the air conditioning...