The Oxford Bake Off

Writing this blog is all very well but I need to challenge myself more in the food world, no I’m not suggesting I enter masterchef, that’s extreme but I wanted and still want to do the odd cooking event every now and again. I had seen the posters and tweets but a bake off with a…

Work soups – Courgette and leek

Ingredients 1/2 onion 1 medium leek 1 Baked potato diced 3 Courgettes 600ml Vegetable stock Butter (for softening the veg) Time to create – under 1 hour Portions 4-5 so this should see you through the week So this weekend has been about green, if you celebrated St Patrick’s Day that is! my soup will follow…

Work soups – Roasted Butternut squash

This should serve 4 to 5 portions, so it’s ideal for your working week. If you don’t want soup without bread then take a slice in! This soup has one main ingredient so it’s easy on the wallet and the waistline.  Time: 1hr Cost: Approx £2.00 providing you have the spices in your cupboard and some stock cubes….

Lunches for Work

Over the past few years people are constantly thinking about how best to save money, be it on food, drink or lifestyle. There are programs that help you get the most out of your weekly shop and the supermarkets are always doing price comparisons for the consumer.   With your weekly shop do you consider your lunches? If…

The Oxford Blue – Marston Street

Between Iffley Road and Cowley Road sits the Oxford Blue on Marston Street. And it’s changed! There are wine boxes decorating the back of the bar, a bird flying through a mirror and a moose head over a table. This pub has become a more artistic spot, it’s more about its food and wine, and…