• Food
  • Classic Spag Bol

    I started cooking when I was 16. I was inspired by Home Economics lessons and by watching my Gran and Mum cook. Luckily for me, my Mum was more than happy for me to take the reigns in the kitchen & prepare her dinner most nights. Don’t get me wrong, I was by no means a culinary […]

  • Life
  • 31 Birthday Food Facts

    Yesterday was my birthday. I’m 31 and loving it *snaps fingers*. So in lieu of a real blog post today, and because I still have a lot of champagne drinking and present opening to get on with, here’s 31 foodie facts about me. When I was a wee Weegie, when cooking with pastry, I surreptitiously ate […]

  • Food
  • Fish Fingers Tea Time Special

    As an 80s child there are food quintessential to my childhood regardless of how good it tastes. Findus Crispy Pancakes, McCain Micro Chips and tinned Campbells Meatballs (in onion gravy of course) is what I was raised on. Interspersed by the frequent appearance of Mince & Totties and Lentil Soup. After all it was the 80s. Convenience food […]

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  • Chicken soup for the cold

    I have the cold. I knew it was coming because I’ve managed to successfully evade it for 13 months now. This is no mean feat considering the illnesses flying around my office and the fact my office is based beside Infection & Immunology labs. I should be thankful it is only a cold I guess. I […]

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  • Mum’s Homemade Soup

    Everyone I know has grown up with some version of this. Although it is a Ham & Lentil soup we all seem to refer to it solely as Homemade Soup. I have never been to someone’s house, been offered a bowl of ‘homemade soup’ and received something which doesn’t resemble what I grew up with. Who knows why we do […]