A Tough One!

It was pointed out to me recently by a good friend, that I hadn’t posted on here for a while!  For the purposes of this post I shall call this friend Coriander. I realised that Coriander was correct I hadn’t and it took me a moment to think about why not.  Well, some of you…

Orange

There appears to be an orange theme to my food recently, which for me is not surprising.  I mentioned in a previous post about suffering from chronic stress induced stomach pains.  I am also a Reiki practitioner, and with my understanding of the chakra system, the colour Orange is associated with the area that needs…

Red Onion Soup

A few things have inspired me to create tonights supper. The night is drawing in and there is a slight chill in the air, accompanied by light rain. I also this week purchased a rather large bag of red onions from Costco. Finally, today the past 3 weeks of hectic work life has finally caught…

Keep it Simple Saturday part 1

After the summer we have had, I wasn’t expecting to start making soup before the end of August, but today has been one of those real weatherly miserable rainy days. A perfect day for chopping up veg, boiling some water and making a delicious cheap easy soup. Today I decided to create a Parsnip &…

A Lost Art

On Friday morning, after seeing the first light falling of snow, I decided to head out to a well known supermarket, the one with the orange logo and signage to pick up a few baking essentials, just in case the snow became heavy. Meeting me was a sight of utter chaos.. . . I had…

For the Soul . . . . . .

For me, creating in the kitchen is a form of meditation. In my real world, the world of work, stress can sometimes take over. Along with regular sessions in the gym, I often need something else to take my mind off of pressures of finances, red tape, staff and other issues associated with education. Cooking…