Category Archives: In the Kitchen

A Creative Supper

I have recently been trying out some more interesting ideas for meals which came to me and thought I would share these three. 1. Pizza chips This dish consists of homemade oven chips covered with cheese and pizza toppings (pineapple, … Continue reading

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This Distorted Reality

Finally, a sensible article about women’s bodies (and no, I had never heard the 1200 calorie “rule” either). Here is the controversial summary: Women should be shown the same fitness routines as men. We should be exposed to the same … Continue reading

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Ten Better Commandments of Vegetarianism

I am still reading the Hadley Freeman book. About halfway through she introduces 10 [patronising] commandments of being an unannoying vegetarian, which basically seems to be her way of saying “Shut up! Be quiet! Put up with things: you have … Continue reading

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Homemade Cheese

On Saturday 28th September we went to the Cardiff Cheese Festival (which has been renamed as the Cardiff Country Fair and now features farm animals and birds of prey). Necessarily, we went to a cheese and butter making workshop. Buttermaking … Continue reading

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The Cost of Food

As if it didn’t annoy me enough when people say that those on benefits are scroungers, that nobody really goes hungry in this country, or that they simply can’t imagine spending less than £30/week/person on food, and how does anybody … Continue reading

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Green bean and penny mushroom noodle salad

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Off our Eggs

I often have crazy ideas, but I don’t often have people crazy enough to help me carry them out. Fortunately, my team mate #1 (aka husband) is just one of those people whom when you say “I want to make … Continue reading

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The Best Chocolate Brownies

We made these for the husband’s birthday. Because, you know, it’s tradition to take cakes into work for your birthday. I have instructions and got bits out/tidied away, and he baked. So far, we’ve only eaten what was stuck to … Continue reading

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Brownie Pudding

I’ve just made some brownie puddings. We’re going to a friend’s for dinner, making pizza, and we’re taking toppings. Guy’s been craving brownie since I mentioned having some yesterday, so I decided to make and take. Afterall, we have the … Continue reading

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My Husband’s Cooking

So Guy made himself lunch today. I laughed.

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