Month: December 2017

Frugal Pantry Challenge Jan 2018, day 3, (last day of inventory and prepping). The kitchen Cupboards!

Frugal Pantry Challenge Jan 2018, day 3, (last day of inventory and prepping). The kitchen Cupboards!

Today is a pretty busy day being new Years Eve so instead of listing every single item in the kitchen I am posting some pics of my cupboards and shelves and as we go through the month I am planning on these emptying by all […]

Frugal pantry challenge 2018, listing (day 2)Fridge and coldstore.

Frugal pantry challenge 2018, listing (day 2)Fridge and coldstore.

Today my fridge and alley (cold store racks), get listed. Was busy today making vegetarian scotch eggs for New Years Eve, turkey broth with dumplings using the broth listed in yesterday’s freezer inventory and sauerkraut from the last of the cabbages in our garden deep […]

Frugal Pantry Challenge

Frugal Pantry Challenge

Every year I usually do a no shopping, live from the cupboard month at some time of the year, often a couple of times a year. Why do I do this? one- I like to be thrifty, it’s good practice, two- what I have been […]

Why we moved to Cornwall

Why we moved to Cornwall

I was recently given some questions to think about and as a result, I have written this blog post as I pondered over how to answer them. In the summer of 2015 GD and I were still living in a 3 bedroomed terraced house on […]

Fish Dish

Fish Dish

Today’s recipe I have made since my son was little and he is now a healthy strong adult, My fourth of five children, we were thrown in the deep end with his health struggles soon after birth, being told his condition would probably dictate a […]

Lunchtime Salmon  Hotpot

Lunchtime Salmon Hotpot

I call this ‘Patrick’s soup’ after a lovely man who runs a whole food stall in the busy market town of St Alban’s and has a tiny little shop at the end of an alley where you can ask Patrick’s advice or the benefit of […]

Spiced Cashew Milk Tonic

Spiced Cashew Milk Tonic

I am starting a new category on my blog called ‘Foods That Heal’. I have found that I will often research nutritional values and benefits of foods and even pin recipes on my board and tuck ideas written on paper into recipe books only to […]

Crunchy Maca Granola

Crunchy Maca Granola

  I love working with foods that are fresh, full of vitality and colour, I adore pouring over ingredients as to their health giving properties, how they combine, where best to obtain them. Two things I am prioritising at the moment is the health of […]