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Finding flavour with The Spice Pioneer Power Pods

Anyone else have a cupboard full of out of date spices that you bought for a recipe and then never used again? Yep, me. I do. I have no real knowledge of what flavours work together… time to bring in the experts! The Spice Pioneer has developed a range of power pods, carefully crafted flavours […]

February 2020: month in review

February disappeared in the blink of an eye! Family: lots of wider family events including a christening for my cousin’s son, and my niece and nephew stayed over for 2 nights during half term. We had a family photo shoot with Mum and Dad and all their grandchildren which was lovely (here are my three […]

My new job as a food technician

So, I am currently 2 weeks into my temporary job as a food technician at the school where I invigilate exams. It has been an eye opening experience! I’ll be honest that many of the tasks I have to complete are quite mundane like doing washing and folding tea towels. However, it can also be […]

Poem: There’s A Vegan Coming to Dinner

There’s a vegan coming to dinner. What are we going to do? Why can’t she eat normal stuff Like a casserole or a stew?     There’s a vegan coming to dinner. What do they actually eat? Egg? No. Cheese? No And obviously no meat!   There’s a meatie hosting a dinner. It was lovely […]

Winter veg soup

Just spotted this winter veg soup post from before Christmas still lurking in my drafts folder! Winter is a great time for snuggling up with a warm bowl of soup. There is something cosy and hearty about it! Ingredients: half an onion or leek 100g parsnip 100g carrot 100g swede 250g potato 1 stock cube […]