Last week I went for dinner with my friend India at a really great Turkish restaurant called Oklava, the last time I had eaten “Turkish” food was on a work trip to Rotterdam. In that case it had consisted of some hard deep fried lumps claiming to be falafel scattered over pale limp lettuce with a suspicious Continue reading
Have you ever tried old-school cherry-ade? It is a drink of a disconcerting blood-red colour fizzing with sickly chemicals which I’m pretty sure does not contain a single scrap of a real cherry. I remember having it as a child at my grandparents house where I found myself feeling Continue reading
Getting a healthy Lunch is tricky. When I am at Uni I have the choice of a soggy cafe salad or a spending all my vodka money on a tasteless pack of supermarket sushi if I wanted to be healthy (Vodka?! heathy?). Now I’m working it’s just the same- the main features of the salad bar look suspiciously familiar Continue reading
So my mother bought a 14 lb turkey and a 13 lb ham for the three of us for Christmas lunch. Result: we have a meaty mountain of Christmas leftovers BUT we will not see it go to waste, oh no we will eat turkey for every meal between now and new year if we have to. Are you in a similar predicament? If so Continue reading
My lunch recipe for the 3/1 September challenge ingredient, figs. We had these aubergine rolls along with a baked camembert that my little brother got from the french market (great buy) and some bresaola which finally gave my mother the chance to use her balsamic pearls which have been sitting in the cupboard for at least 6 months!