Pimientos de padron….

Pimientos de padron are a little green pepper indigenous to Spain. They’re considered the ‘russian roulette’ of veggies  as about one in ten (or some say one in thirty) are spicy, but the others are mild.  As the saying  goes ‘Os pementos de Padrón, uns pican e outros non.’ This means ‘some are spicy and some are […]

Happy New Year!!!!!!!!

This year has been filled with the good, the bad, the ugly and everything in between. To say it has been a roller coaster is cliched and a bit silly but it ended on a high. I’m finally happy and in a lovely, amazing relationship with myself (vomit now if you must!) With my friends, […]

Ten days and no posts…here goes.

No posts for what seems like an eternity, coincided with my not eating anything particularly vegan. I’m not as healthy feeling but I had fun. I have a bit of a moral dilemma whenever I don’t eat vegan. I’m not obsessive enough to worry about the effect that a slice of pepperoni pizza will have […]

Candied Peel…The trauma of it all.

I have put off writing this post for a few days because having spent hours making candied peel the thought of talking about it made me want to cry/heave. Ok So here goes. Candied peel is a sweet preserved peel – usually made from citrus fruit. You can use it in cakes and desserts or […]

DELICIOUS homemade juice

I’ve had this awful essay to write about St Anselm and quite honestly I cannot wait for it to be over so I can get back to blogging properly!!! I recently made candied orange peel and the experience left me happy and satisfied but tired! From this recipe I had lots of left over orange […]

The Best Avocado In The World.

Yesterday I bought two large avocado from the fruit and veg man for £1.00. They’re usually £1.00 for five but because they were quite large and beautifully fresh I didn’t complain. Plus the same ones in whole foods cost £2.80 each! When I got home and tasted it, it was the best I’ve ever tried…firm […]