Recipes over troubled water

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Time for tea
Time for tea
July 9, 2020

We are creatures of habit and so we punctuate our days with tea-breaks … in the morning with a slice of hot buttered toast, as a break from work or household chores, when we’ve been on our feet all day and, of course, when the clock strikes four, everything stops for tea.

Comforting Cauli-Mac
Comforting Cauli-Mac
July 3, 2020

No sooner have I turned my attentions to a season of summer salad blog posts when the skies cloud over, rain sets in for a staycation and thoughts U-turn back to hunkering down with a large plate of comfort food. And if you can bring together the comforts of macaroni, cauliflower and cheese you really are onto a winner – carb and cruciferous heaven.

Let’s twist again
Let’s twist again
June 19, 2020

What’s all the fuss about zucchini noodles, zoodles, low-carb noodles? Is the good old fashioned grater not good enough for you? Why pander to the gadget and gismo market? Why bother when these faddy items end up in festering and taking up space in a kitchen cupboard in no time? All these quips and more when I go into raptures about spirilizing. I’m here to tell you that there is a world of difference between a grate, a slice, a strip and a spiral twist and that each and all of them have a place in my heart!