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Let’s get our pulses racing

Let’s get our pulses racing

Hi I love eating meat. It’s great and I am not going to apologise for it. At the same time however, I appreciate a varied and balanced diet and I am well aware of the stark reality: there is no way the planet can sustain […]

Belatedly, to the great chieftain o’ the puddin-race!

Belatedly, to the great chieftain o’ the puddin-race!

So, yesterday was Burn’s Night: an event which became a mild obsession ever since I was fortunate enough to taste this iconic Scottish dish: I’ve always loved Scotland and the Scottish people and this has further fuelled my enjoyment and recognition of this day. I […]

A Resolution isn’t just for January…

A Resolution isn’t just for January…

A Resolution isn’t just for January… Let me get this one off my chest: as laudable as the art of New Year’s resolution forming is, it’s statistically doomed to failure. January is the worst time to try and effect change in our habits: we are […]

Healthy New Year! Kimchi and Aubergine Chicken

Healthy New Year! Kimchi and Aubergine Chicken

Happy New Year everybody! Right, it’s that time of year. We have left huge excesses of consumption behind us: both in terms of material goods and of gluttony. In front of us lies atonement for our sins, where we screech on the brakes at least […]

In defence of the humble sprout

In defence of the humble sprout

In defence of the humble sprout Hello everyone I hope you had a great Christmas: a time of much eating, drinking and making merry! In all cultures, the various holidays, festivals and celebrations around the world are steeped in tradition and food is very much […]

Cruciferous Me

Cruciferous Me

The Cauliflower. I’ll be honest: me and the humble cauli have been far from the best of buddies over the years, but of late I’ve tried to make amends (as well as cousin sprout, but more on that another day). I’m not alone either: just […]

The morning after the night before

The morning after the night before

So, it’s been two heavy nights of Christmas partying, and I woke up a little tender, but surprisingly well considering… This (late) morning’s breakfast was cobbled together from things in the fridge, and bits of inspiration from my head. We have some tangy spices here, […]

Welcome

Welcome

Hello everyone. So, after years of thinking, hmmm, wouldn’t it be nice to have a food blog, I finally did it and pulled an exploratory finger out. Welcome to this playground of the gustatory senses: flavour, smell, texture, sound even. I’ll muse upon food, provide […]