Butternut squash with garlic and chilli soup

As I’ve been under the weather for the past week with flu, this week looks like it might be a full week of: work, health and some ski fitness activities! So to kick off my week I have created a soup that will keep all germs away, as well as help me get back to…

The stir fry salad

This evening I got in and unloaded the shopping into the fridge. Monday nights meal was to be a stir fry, a fairly standard but tasty monday night dish in my house, including noodles, stir fry salad, prawns and ginger & teriyaki sauce. The temperature according to my car was 25C the idea of hot food did not appeal and by…

bada boom pie – Pieminister

A few months ago I entered a bake off competition in Oxford, I went for the Pie category and made a Samosa Pie. My prize from the competition was the Pieminister book, addressed to me and signed! It’s a lovely Blue hardback, filled with lovely images and Pie recipes, here is a sneak peak and review of my first Pie…

Work soups – Lentil and citrus soup

So I suspect we’ve all had a lovely break over the long weekend, you’ve got back home from your travels and it’s back to work tomorrow. Maybe you’ve had a couple of large meals over the weekend and you don’t feel in tip-top shape? Well if you make a bit of time this afternoon you could make this soup for…