Category Archives: Food

106 – Your treat of choice

106/259 It’s Friday and the old cliché of wine o’clock begins to circulate on texts, facebook, twitter and whatever other procrastinating device you choose. For some bizarre reason I find it stupidly cosy to know what everyone’s treat of choice … Continue reading

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105 – Guilty pleasures – Maltloaf and Marmite

105/260 Although I didn’t initially mean eaten together – as in those odd, foodie guilty pleasures such as ice-cream and gherkins or French fries dipped in milkshake (the first not loved by me, having never been pregnant, the second a … Continue reading

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49 – Boiled egg on toast with grilled tomatoes

49/316 Cooking is, without a doubt therapeutic. I’m not talking about the usual making the tea routine that you struggle to fit into your daily to-do list that never, ever all gets done. I’m talking about cooking for cooking’s sake. … Continue reading

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41 – The need to feed

41/324 Why doesn’t a social occasion that feel right without food? I’m not talking about a night on the town – night clubs, cocktail bars and so on. In fact on funky nights on the town I stay well away … Continue reading

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34 – Jamie’s 30-minute success

34/331 I know I am a softy for Jamie Oliver. I think he is really nice and that what he has done so far in his career is amazing. He is a good TV chef on a par with others, … Continue reading

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24 – A Real Pea Souper

24/341 I have a bad habit of buying food items without checking their weight. This comes from the fact that I am so mentally repulsed by the idea of doing my weekly shop in an actual supermarket, that I have … Continue reading

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17 – The most delicious tomato soup ever!

Why can’t we have more sick days?   17/348 I’m working from home today so have the pleasure of starting the day by preparing a pan of tomato soup which can sit bubbling away lazily whilst I work through the morning. … Continue reading

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