If we've done 40 weeks...that means we only have 12 left! Exciting!! 05/10/2015: "Autumn salad" with figs, prosciutto, Stilton, and candied walnuts http://www.fromthekitchen.co.nz/2014/04/autumn-salad.html#.VhJqWMscFGF Mark found this recipe for tonight and I couldn't wait to eat it! I absolutely love figs and always look forward to this time of year! The combination of flavours in this salad … Continue reading 40 weeks done as Autumn closes in
28/09/2015: Paneer and lamb tikka dansak - Monkey's, Wimbledon http://monkeystakeaway.co.uk/ I've been coming down with something over the weekend and tonight I really was starting to not really be able to taste things properly (which for a foodie is just torture!) so we decided to go for something with a strong flavour and plenty of spice. … Continue reading Feeling unwell 😦
21/09/2015: Spaghetti squash with bacon, spinach and goats cheese http://www.buzzfeed.com/christinebyrne/spaghetti-squash-with-bacon-spinach-and-goat-cheese#.nip6Y39eY When Mark and I were in Whole Foods over the weekend I spotted that they had some spaghetti squashes which I have been looking for ever since trying it during a trip to Texas two years ago. I was so excited and just had to get one … Continue reading Spaghetti squash and a trip home
14/09/2015: Lamb Mulligatawny soup Mark and I went out this evening to see Miss Saigon so were getting home fairly late. We picked up a pot of lamb mulligatawny soup and a half-baked baguette to have when we got in. Just what we needed! 15/09/2015: Lamb tagine with tfaya - Moroccan Sahara, Bayswater http://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Restaurant_Review-g186338-d1389764-Reviews-Moroccan_Sahara-London_England.html When we arrived we … Continue reading Can you tell I’m missing Japan?
07/09/2015: Crumpets with chilli jam and Wensleydale cheese - own recipe This is an old favourite of mine that I used to make at university! It's so simple, just toast a couple of crumpets, spread some chilli jam over them, and top with some slices of Wensleydale cheese. I don't melt the cheese as I just … Continue reading Smokey tipples and exotic bellinis!
29/08/2015: Roast cod supreme with potato and parsley rosti - Bill's Wimbledon https://bills-website.co.uk/ (Lizi) Jet…laaaaag…but I can't complain too much as it's much worse in the morning AND I managed to get more sleep than usual on the flight as BA kindly upgraded me! Mark suggested we eat out at Bill's tonight and we both decided … Continue reading 35 weeks completed!
22/08/2015: Vegetable omelette with beetroot and steamed kale - own recipe For how easy they are, I don't cook enough omelettes at home, so I decided to make amends. I was also craving a big healthy dinner so raided the fresh vegetable section at the supermarket. I cooked a four egg omelette to start, and then … Continue reading Mark’s week while Lizi was in DC
17/08/2015: Traditional Ploughman's Lunch - Saddleback Farm Shop http://www.saddlebackfarmshop.co.uk/ Today we had the day off work so Mark could recover from his triathlon. We decided to go to Saddleback farm shop with Mark's mum and we went all in and ordered the Traditional Ploughman's Lunch with honey roast ham, oak smoked chicken, sausage, and mature cheddar … Continue reading Back to Saddleback
10/08/2015: Carrot noodles with a peanut sauce - Thank Your Body http://www.thankyourbody.com/recipe-carrot-noodles-with-peanut-sauce/ I couldn't WAIT to use my new Veg-a-Spin spiralizer today and we had a bunch of carrots to use so I chose this carrot and peanut sauce recipe. The Veg-a-Spin is quite simple and essentially works like a pencil sharpener rather than a worktop version … Continue reading Ironman
01/08/2015: Garlic and parmesan pasta - own recipe I don't think you get much simpler than this. I was looking for something simple to use ingredients we had rather than having to go out and buy a load of stuff. This was literally just pasta with some garlic purée and some grated parmesan stirred in...and … Continue reading August…when did that happen?!