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An Epic Grilled Cheese Sandwich

April 30, 2016


The humble grilled cheese sandwich has been making a bit of a come back lately, with a number of street food traders popping up of late with various incarnations of this retro-comfort food classic.

Would you be my American Boy…?

January 24, 2012


American style pancakes are a great alternative breakfast treat, whatever the weather. With cold dark winter mornings and the miserable weather we’ve been having of late, these light fluffy delicacies come up trumps every time. They are delicious served on their own with a dusting of icing sugar, however there are numerous other accompaniments you […]

Asparagus Inspires Gentle Thoughts…

April 19, 2011


With the asparagus season in full flow, the taste of British asparagus is hard to beat. Here’s my list of top 10 facts to celebrate all things asparagus: 1) The Romans cultivated asparagus as far back as 200 B.C., eating it both in season and preserving for later consumption. 2) Asparagus is very low in fat and cholesterol; […]

Huevos Rancheros

June 17, 2010


Some Background…….. Many variations of Huevos Rancheros, a tradition of eating eggs and hot chile that dates back for centuries. The dish traditionally was served at the large mid-morning breakfast on rural farms where workers had a much smaller meal at dawn. Huevos Rancheros (literally “ranch eggs” or “eggs country-style” in Spanish. was one of the first […]

Breakfast…A Relaxation Technique

December 11, 2009


Everyone loves to be able to lay about in bed without needing to worry about their every day stresses, and it’s especially wonderful when someone else is up and about with pots and pans! Sometimes the most relaxing breakfast idea is just to spend it doing what you want to do, or letting your loved […]

Wham, bam, thank you mam’…breakfast in a jiffy!

September 30, 2009


Milkshakes & Smoothies A healthy milkshake or smoothie can be a quick fix, using low – fat ice cream, fresh fruit and/or frozen yoghurt. There are no hard and fast rules to making them, so be as experimental as you like. Here are some quick and easy fruit smoothie recipes. These recipes are low in […]