Hiatus


I have been working away and training people for the last week – anyone want to know how SEO works? – and I have been unable to do anything other than do presentations, eat, drive to a new location and collapse and repeat for the last week. So I have not been updating the blog.…

Laser eyeballs (also rather dilated)


I haz them. Well I don’t have them yet, but I am getting my eyes LASIK’d in a few months time. I am super excited as I am 100% fed up with wearing glasses and about 90% fed up with wearing contact lenses. I have been wearing glasses for almost 20 years and I am…

MOLE!


This was, well, incredible. It took forever to make. Well, about 2 hours. It was easily the most complicated recipe I have ever made before, with the most bizarre and intensely weird set of ingredients. It contains almonds, walnuts, half a brioche bun, plantain, prunes, raisins, tomatoes, onions, garlic, star anise, oregano and cinnamon. Plus…

Running! Exercise! FIE!


(Fie interjection -used to express the humorous pretense of being shocked. -used to express mild disgust, disapprobation, annoyance, etc.) An underused word that, exercise. E X E R C I S E . Commonly accompanied by lots of whining and a small amount of grouching. After my extreme fitness kick in November last year (exercise…

Poncing things up: chicken in breadcrumbs


This isn’t really cooking, but more of a construction job. Chicken in breadcrumbs is such a dull, ordinary thing that poncing it up seemed the right thing to do.Β  It was also served up on a side plate in an effort to a) define with the clearly defined boundaries of LUNCH and b) to make…

Healthy dessert: spiced plum & greek yoghurt


Otherwise known as the Fishbowls of Delight.Liz invited us down for dinner last night and I said I’d bring a dessert if she wanted and she specified something healthy. I don’t really believe in healthy desserts as I believe that dessert should be something decadent. Still, I managed. I’m sure the low-fat brigade would be…