Food & Drink: Valentine’s Desserts

As 14 February approaches many of us will be planning a quiet romantic meal with our other half. For some this will involve going out to a favourite restaurant, for others a special meal cooked at home. I am notoriously forgetful when it comes to Valentine’s Day. The day simply fails to register any importance…

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Food & Drink: Healthy kick-start for a new year diet

If December is the month of indulgence and excess, January is doubtless the month for cutting it all right back. I’m not about to talk diets, comfort is still very much a necessity during the cold Winter months. Besides I’m nowhere near ready to give up the hearty stew quite yet. However many of us…

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Food & Drink: Festive meal ideas

Like many who love to cook, I adore this time of year, it excites my creativity. So many dishes to plan and think about, food is rarely far from my mind. I’d like to say I start with a plan, but I don’t. Instead I tend to let my imagination go and see where it…

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Food & Drink: Winter warmers

Once the clocks go back Winter is hard to ignore with it’s short daylight hours and long dark nights. Curled up indoors, house full of candles, glass of red wine, very Hygge! In fact throw in a great Winter sunset and I’m truly happy. Of course come February I’m bored with foul weather and want…

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Food & Drink: Family favourite cooking

There is much written about the importance of sitting down and eating with our children. I am lucky as on the whole this is something I am able to do most nights, but something I’m a stickler for at weekends. However I won’t pretend that family dining is always harmonious. There is nothing more frustrating than…

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Food & Drink: Simple cooking with fish

I love eating fish, as do all my family! A meal with fish is one that I can place on the kitchen table knowing that everyone will eat it without question. Furthermore take my family to a seafood restaurant and I please everyone! Fish is a fantastic protein, quick to prepare and cook whilst being…

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