40 weeks done as Autumn closes in

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

Spaghetti squash and a trip home

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

Can you tell I’m missing Japan?

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?

Back to Saddleback

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