Just desserts @ The Fish in Sutton Courtenay


I realise that it’s a rubbish old pun and I really should get over it but it makes me laugh (maybe more of a smirk) so it’s staying. Last weekend, the ever wonderful Jason B Standing and I met up in the centre of our residences for a little cycling and eating. This turned out…

Weekend bimbling


So sunday dawned bright and early. I missed it, and woke up about 10ish. Sleeping late is a strong point at the moment, going to bed at a reasonable hour is not. I eventually got myself ready and Simon came to collect me. As the weather was a bit rubbish to have the roof of his…

BRAAI


We did lots of cooking in the sun. It was glorious. I even went to the SA shop and bought boerewors and there are some koeksuisters in the fridge for the guys at work tomorrow.And then Naomi made the most amazing cheesecake ever and Matt made an amazing bobotie.

If in doubt


risotto is the answer. Or flirting. Or cake. Even a professional likes my cooking. I’m quite pleased with that. I made roasted pepper and cream cheese risotto and a nice balsamic salad. It’s so nice cooking for someone who likes everything and is interested in food. Tomorrow’s braai. Boerewors & sosaties from the South African shop.…

Wicky wicky weekend


Sheesh, what a day! No sleep, lack of car, and massive headache has meant that I didn’t leave for work until about 11ish. My housemate gave me a lift into town and I found the bus stop for Portishead. Oh joy, the road into Portishead is shut as there was an accident. So the bus dumps…

More Seville


Mishka and I did a walking tour on the saturday morning and managed to see some really cool sights in this old market hall. We both definitely fancied him – Hernan Cortez – who was an explorer in America. Just look at those amazingly twirlable moustaches. Seville itself is set on a beautiful river –…