London Calling…. and Thailand….. and Greece….

So how did you spend the hottest weekend of the year so far? I spent mine in two different London cookery schools learning to cook Thai and Greek. This was my 'big' birthday present. Two classes, flights, hotel and all the trimmings. Finding an available weekend to book a trip away is pretty tricky in … Continue reading London Calling…. and Thailand….. and Greece….

A Feast for Friends

Follow my blog with Bloglovin A while ago I had a short trip to Macedonia with work. Not the ancient Macedonia in Greece, but the neighbouring Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. Not a place I ever expected or indeed desired to visit, but it was a very enjoyable trip and I learned a little about … Continue reading A Feast for Friends

Fennel and Apple Slaw

Serves 4  | 170 cals per serving  | 20 mins I'm not a big fan of 'slaws' generally, but Hubs is so I made this for him one day and really enjoyed it myself. The apple gives it a lovely sweetness while the fennel adds that aniseed  piquancy. Don't make this too far ahead of … Continue reading Fennel and Apple Slaw

The ultimate salad

Earlier this week, I found myself in the rare situation of being 'home alone' for dinner. With no children or husband to cater for, I had free rein to cook and eat whatever I wanted. I opted for a griddled sirloin and a salad featuring all my favourite flavours - avocado, feta cheese, pomegranate - … Continue reading The ultimate salad