Tag Archives: Food

The 5:2 Diet – who’s with me?

Michael Mosley

I love┬áMichael Mosley – I’ve got a bit of a crush to be honest – I love his programmes and how he puts himself forward as a human guinea pig so often. One of his programmes however did slip past my attention and that was the one about intermittent fasting and calorie restriction.

Onion Marmalade

Onion Marmalade

Whenever we have ‘Bangers & Mash’ for tea I chop up a few onions and caramelise them as they’re a really great accompaniment. I recently spotted a recipe for Onion Marmalade though in my River Cottage Handbook No.2 – Preserves and this has changed the way we eat ‘Bangers & Mash’ for good.

Lots of lovely peas!


As you may be aware, we took on an allotment earlier this year and although we’ve not planted that mush stuff, of what we have planted, we’re getting quite a harvest from. I’ve never had success with peas before – birds have always pecked at them before they can develop and grow – but this […]

If I had a fishy on a little dishy…

Fishy Fingers

The boys (Colin and Dan) got me out of the house recently after my operation and we went fishing for mackerel. I didn’t do any fishing as I could hardly walk let alone do anything else, so I just watched them catch fish for supper. It was lovely to get out into the fresh air […]