If you follow me on social media, specifically Instagram, then you will probably have noticed that I enjoy food. More specifically, I enjoy cooking food. However, I have never had any formal instruction in cookery. I know, hard to believe, isn’t it! So, when The Cookery School at The Grand York got in touch and invited me […]
What do you do with a glut of blackberries? Make blackberry pancakes of course. Okay, it’s not the only thing you can do with them and regular readers will know I’ve already posted a couple of recipes using our forages blackberries. This one is a as simple as they come, requires no weighing out at all and is ready […]
This is now going to be my third post related one of Jamie Oliver’s campaigns forllowing A Parent’s View On The Sugar Tax and About The Pointless Sugar Tax. I don’t mean to go on about him, but he’s rally starting to get on my wick now! What’s Jamie Oliver Done Wrong? Read my posts (linked above) about […]
I do love Frankie & Benny’s. Yes, I know it’s a chain restaurant but the thing is you know what you can get no matter which one you go in. The choice is excellent, the portion sizes are good and the kid’s meals and great too. We don’t go often but we do go and enjoy […]
In this day and age of internet shopping, it’s not unusual to order anything from a website anymore. However, ordering a specially made cake from Sponge was a new experience for me. I suspect I am no different to many others who haven’t yet experience ordering a cake from the internet. Here’s how it turned […]
Fresh food champion Jamie Oliver signs frozen meals deal with Brazilian chicken giant My first through was “what an idiot”. Then I read it and realised he’d actually given this some consideration so my second through changed to “what an absolute idiot”. I simply don’t agree that he had to get into bed with the enemy to […]
Teaching my girls how to cook good food from fresh ingredients is something I’ve realised is so important.