While having no intention of becoming vegetarians, we are always looking at ways to cut down our meat consumption and get more veg into our diets. So we try and limit red meat and have reduce the amount of processed meat; although I must admit that you will never wean me off bacon! So when these Goodlife Food vegetarian goodies were offered to me to try, I couldn’t resist. Read More
Here it is – my first ever Desert Island Dish linkup! I wanted to create a link up where each month you choose which recipe, based on a theme, you would take to a desert island with you. Read more about it here.
This month’s theme: fruit.
I figured that if you are stuck on a desert island, you will have lots of fruit to hand, but eating bananas and coconuts everyday will get dull! So if you could access any fruit on your island to make one delicious dish, what would it be? It could be sweet or savoury, hot or cold, healthy or indulgent.
Sometimes a successful recipe comes about by complete accident. These lemon and raisin flapjacks were the result of a hungry Sunday baking sesh, when I knew what I wanted (which actually was just to bake) but I didn’t have anything specific in mind. So I rooted though the cupboards and decided it was a good chance to use up some left overs. Read More
A day trip from Las Vegas lasted well into the night….
This was originally planned as a photographic diary of my trip to the Grand Canyon, an awe inspiring place. So let’s start with that. We were shocked to see snow on the ground as we travelled up Route 66. It had been around 19c all week in Vegas and the booking agent said it was only 4 or 5c cooler in the canyon. Yeah mate thanks for that.