Life and Food in Lockdown (Part 2)

It has been three weeks since my last blog, in a way it feels much longer than that. In fact, it feels much longer than five weeks that we’ve been in lockdown. Time is strange at the moment. It feels like months since I was last sat in the office, enjoying a meal out, having…

Life and Food in Lockdown

It’s been two weeks since my last blog on food stocks and tips during lockdown, and what a surreal time it has been. My daytime job working for the NHS supporting the ‘behind the scenes’ COVID-19 response work has been challenging, but hopefully making a difference. Thought I’d share with you in this blog what…

Food for Thought: Stock Tips & Recipes

As a result of the recent acceleration of the COVID-19 virus, I’ve received numerous requests from family and friends this past week on things such as; what dry foods are handy to have in, and suggestions on recipes so people don’t start getting bored with what they are eating! Diet plays such an important part…

Autumn Food & Travel Adventures

It’s three months since my last blog so there’s a lot to fill you in on, including a number of European trips. Lyon, France’s Food Capital: My early October trip was a birthday present from friend Sofyanah, an avid fellow traveller and foodie. You may recognise her name from previous blogs. We’d talked about visiting…

Going Veggie for the Month

Back in April I decided to go veggie for the month as a bit of a challenge. The transition was made easier as I had been living with Thomas for six months. Thomas is vegetarian, and possibly the best cook I know, although he won’t like me saying this. Therefore, at home I was already…

My 40th Birthday Trip to Paris was Full of Surprises!

As I left off in my last post, I was waiting to find out where Thomas was taking me for my 40th birthday week away. As the title suggests, it was indeed Paris, on what would be my first visit to the French capital. I’ve visited France a few times in the past, namely to…