Week 42 – invasion of the Welsh

As the first grandchild on both sides of our families, Ioan was always going to receive more than his fair share of attention from his grandparents. My mum lives in London so gets to see him regularly, but just for a few hours at a time, and Andrew’s parents live in Wales so see him […]

Celebrating Swedish midsummer with Scan meatballs

A few weeks ago Scan meatballs sent me some Swedish meatballs and recipe ideas. The recipes were for summery, light recipes to celebrate Swedish midsummer, but when I told Andrew about them he demanded that I try to recreate his favourite IKEA meatballs. I bribe him to take me to IKEA by saying that we’ll […]

D is for Denmark – Nordic bar

I am slightly in love with all things Nordic – people from that region have beautiful accents, generally are beautiful (who wouldn’t love to be tall and blonde?), and seem to be genuinely nice people. Of course there are always exceptions, but I am yet to find any which have made me love the Nordics […]