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Spring has sprung…

Spring has sprung…

The start of Spring has to be one of the best times of the year. Spring feels so hopeful and full of anticipation of longer warmer days, easy living and relaxation… I can’t wait! We have been looking after a goat the last few weeks… Here she is – Paolo! It has been...
I love beans!

I love beans!

Beans have lots going for them; they are really good for you and cheap to buy. Dried beans cost less than cooked tinned ones, but the dried ones need soaking and cooking, so you may find tinned ones are more convenient. Beans are good for you because they are crammed...
I love lentils!

I love lentils!

Beautiful little marbled things… these Puy lentils are my favourite! Autumn evenings are making me think about heartier food to make for the family. Do you use dried beans and lentils in your cooking? I do and they are useful and versatile store cupboard...
Lunch box dilemmas

Lunch box dilemmas

I love cooking but when it comes to lunch box ideas I am more the kind of ‘open the fridge and fling it in’ kind of person. My default packed lunch seems to be a cheese sandwich, a banana, a yoghurt and a piece of fruit… nothing wrong with that I suppose, but I want...