Author Archives: Becky

Another Wine Bar – The Terrace

Last weekend it was definitely summer my sandals were on, salad was on the menu and I even ordered a new paddling pool! So when an email popped into my Inbox asking if I fancied trying the new Champagne and … Continue reading

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Rhubarb Crumble

  We are not going to be growing much veg this year. Our kitchen extension is taking over my sunniest border so I have had to temporarily transplant a lot of perrenials into our raised vegetable beds However one truly … Continue reading

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Za’atar Spiked Spanakopita (Spinach Pie)

We are continuing to try and eat less meat. But sometimes it’s hard to create things that have the wow factor they taste great but don’t always look to impressive. It’s an adaptation of the Spanakopita – a classic greek … Continue reading

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Brined Pork Chops with Sage Roasted Gnocchi.

This dish was largely inspired by the demolition of my lovely herb garden,  which is making way for my new kitchen extension. The sage plant has got a bit woody and won’t be happy being transplanted so I am trying … Continue reading

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Forever Flatbreads

Flatbreads topped with anything make me very very happy. I buy Khobez in bulk from the Murat supermarket they are the size of a large dinner plate. I like to toast them in a pan weighted down (with a Le … Continue reading

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Leftover Vegetable and Tofu Curry

This is a great use of leftover Sunday lunch vegetables. We always end up with an interesting mix of depending on what vegetable the kids have decided they don’t like this week. The key additional ingredients are freezer staples  – … Continue reading

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Falafel Baffle and More

Social Media is often blamed for isolating people. But in my local community it can often be a great way of bringing people together. Our local Facebook page is used to sell and give away items, recommend tradespeople, it’s helped … Continue reading

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Korean Tofu Stew

Nothing better on a cold wintry day that a massive bowl of stew and this Korean tofu dish definitely hits all the spots. This was made with home-made kimchi – I’ve been making my own kimchi for a few months … Continue reading

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Mackerel and Kimchi Big Bowl

I’ll be honest a month ago when Nick said he was going to be pescatarian for a while I did think –  this won’t last long. This is a man who would literally count the pieces of chorizo on his … Continue reading

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BUN Mii Vietnamese Cafe – Nottingham

  I was reading this article about how actually open-plan offices don’t really work and negatively effect individuals well-being and productivity. Other research has suggested we should be working from coffee shops I heartily agree. After years of open-plan office … Continue reading

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