I’ve gone a little crazy for fresh beetroot. I can’t get enough of the purple stuff. Fresh beetroot is so much better than the beetroot, pickled in vinegar, and packed up in supermarkets. I always thought beetroot had that sour flavour taste. But once I tasted fresh beetroot, there’s no…

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I have recently been on a weekend away with my mummy friends. A weekend city break to Lisbon. No kids, no husbands, just us gals and two whole days of freedom. Our only fixture for the weekend was a food tour in Lisbon with FoodieBookings. Other than that, the weekend was…

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This Sri Lankan recipe for dhal and spinach curry is quick and easy to make. It’s nutritious, low fat, packed with protein and delicious. I love dhal.  Dhal is my ultimate comfort food. I can’t get enough of the stuff. Whenever I make a curry, I will always make a…

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Take me to homemade, deliciously scrumptious roasted garlic hummus now! [ultimate-recipe-jump id=”19702″ text=”Jump to recipe”] Do you make your own hummus? No? Why not? It’s delicious. It really is. It’s so much better than the stuff you buy at the supermarket or the deli (that costs a small fortune). And…

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Earlier this year we planted two runner bean plants, for most of the year they grew slowly, inching up their bamboo supports. It was only after returning home from our summer holiday in late August, we were welcomed back with a bounty of beans. We have had two harvests from…

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