Cookbook challenge – Nadiya Hussain: lamb bhuna with garlic naan

It is AGES since I wrote my last Cookbook Challenge – naughty me, I am so behind with blog posts. But it’s great to do, as the rule with the Cookbook Challenge is that I have to follow the recipe. Because I am such a confident cook, I often use recipes as a guide rather […]

Week 36 – trying to meal plan again

Our little bundle of joy was four weeks old yesterday – I can’t believe that in four short weeks our world has completely turned upside down (and I can’t believe that I am still alive on so little sleep!). As a self-confessed control freak, I do find the  lack of structure a challenge, but want to embrace […]

Week 3 – Ethiopian food in … Paris

Okay, okay, I know it’s not week 3 of the year and we are actually already in  February (seriously, where is this year going?!) but I am desperately trying to catch up on some blog posts as I’ve had a lot of foodie fun but not enough time to write about it recently. So, back […]

Curry pizza from Curry Dave – review

When I was approached by ‘Curry Dave’ to review his range of curry pizzas (“currizzas”), I wasn’t exactly optimistic about the prospect. I like pizza, and I like curry, but a combination of the two sounded a bit weird and not very appetising. However, it did occur to me that the Curry Dave range might […]

Marvellous Mauritius – Indian, Creole and French treats

We have just spent the most idyllic week in Mauritius – a true tropical paradise in the Indian ocean, full of the friendliest people I have met, and some of the most delicious food I have eaten. Whilst I was sad to return to freezing London, it has been nice to be the only tanned […]

Is little and often really the way to go?

Last week was my first attempt to curb my evening chocolate snacking by eating little and often throughout the day. Usually I eat my weekday breakfast (porridge made with skimmed milk, mixed with a grated apple and cinnamon) before 8am, and then don’t eat again until 1pm when I have my packed lunch (soup with […]