Weeks 8 & 9 – a week of welsh cooking

After finally catching up on my weekly blog posts, life and work got in the way and I ended up falling behind again … but I am back now with a brief overview of some of the highlights of the last two weeks, and my plans for some St David’s Day celebrations for the coming […]

Week 9 – and almost a whole week of cooking to come

I started off this week with a pretty full-on day in the kitchen. To celebrate St David’s Day I made Glamorgan sausages for dinner (recipe to follow) and Welsh cakes (recipe here if you fancy making them). I made a double batch of Welsh cakes so that I can take them into work and educate […]

Dydd Gŵyl Dewi crempogs or St David’s Day pancakes

I am writing this post as Andrew screams at the television, urging Wales to beat France at their Six Nations rugby match*. At times like this, I am not so fond of having a Welsh boyfriend, but I suppose a footie-loving partner would be worse – at least rugby doesn’t seem to be on the […]

A St David’s Day feast of Welsh goodness

I am not Welsh. Well, officially I am a quarter Welsh, as my maternal grandmother was born in Aberdare (although she didn’t sound Welsh, and the only Welsh-ness I really remember from her is her love of Neil Kinnock). Plus my boyfriend is 100% Welsh, despite being born in Ipswich (he says he was born […]

Meal planning Monday – 24 February 2014

What I discovered after doing my first ‘meal planning Monday’ post last week is that I am very good at planning my meals, but not always so good at sticking to them. That’s because life seems to conspire against me and I end up having to re-jig my plans – that’s life though I guess. […]