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Month: February 2013

Month End But Still a Feast!

Month End But Still a Feast!

To day is the 28th of February and the end of the month.  I have mentioned this year already how I am trying to make the most of my well stocked cupboard and full freezer and today is a perfect example of that. Tonight’s supper […]

Breakfast Club: Because breakfast should be more interesting than tea & toast or coffee & cereal!

Breakfast Club: Because breakfast should be more interesting than tea & toast or coffee & cereal!

Breakfast Club is the brainchild of Helen from Fuss Free Flavours and is a fun and popular way to get more recipes to keep everyone interested in breakfast, the most important meal of the day. I have been given the honour of hosting the Breakfast […]

Sozai – First Sushi Cooking Class

Sozai – First Sushi Cooking Class

Last week I attended the Launch Party of Sozai, London’s first dedicated Japanese cooking school and tonight I attended their first cooking class. It was totally sushi making and rolling and loads of fun. There were seven of us which was really nice, we were […]

Sozai – Japanese Cooking School Launch Evening

Sozai – Japanese Cooking School Launch Evening

When I was 13 my family made a trip to California (from New Hampshire where we lived) and one evening we went to a Japanese restaurant. The thing that sticks in my mind is the green tea ice cream we had for dessert.  Between then […]

Unearthed – a Night of Olives

Unearthed – a Night of Olives

I was recently given the opportunity to attend an olive focus group in Camden Town, London last week.  The focus group was organised by Unearthed and after a welcome glass of white wine my niece and I started to work our way through the tasting […]

Valentines

Valentines

Usually Mr R and myself stay home Valentines day and we have a special meal together along with a special bottle of wine.  We hate going out for a meal where the prices are hiked up and the quality suffers. We have a brief discussion […]

Cross Pens – My Kind of Candy!

Cross Pens – My Kind of Candy!

Recently Cross the enigmatic pen company asked me if I liked pens. Do Italians eat pizza? – I love pens and always have.  The highlight of my new school year each September was always a trip to the stationary store with my dad to stock […]

Rachel’s Yoghurt Coconut & Blueberry Muffins

Rachel’s Yoghurt Coconut & Blueberry Muffins

I was recently sent some Rachel’s Organic Greek StyleYoghurt to try.  I do like this range of yoghurt but I didn’t just want to have this on its own or over some sort of breakfast cereal so I though I would try to make some […]