Or arugula, ruccola and roquette – call it what you will.
Apparently, those fabulously peppery leaves I love to use my salads are quite an offender when it comes to the digestive system of Mr D, who has had a tummy crisis recently (nothing of my doing, honest!).
I learnt this shocking fact from a dietitian the [...]
My favourite morning of the year – an extra hour of sleep. Brilliant.
Having missed breakfast though, and with an extra long wait for lunch I have decided to serve a brunch – a meal that’s normally not practiced in our household. On the menu were scrambled eggs with a magnificent combination of flavours : sun-dried [...]
The arrival of the new telly caused a total cable pandemonium at our home this morning. That’s because of husband’s desire to connect everything to it – the speakers, the sky + box, the blu-ray thingy. Frankly, he might as well connect my kitchen sink and the fridge to it for what I care…
Nevertheless, the [...]
About a year ago I asked friends (and friends of the friends) what it is that they dislike eating most. That’s excluding food allergies, intolerances and fad diets: “What it is that you would rather go hungry than eat”. I expected spinach or Brussels spouts to top the list. But no. Intriguingly, 1 in 8 [...]
I love this time of the year. Although the summer is firmly on its way out and the days are getting shorter, the celebration of harvest is in full swing. Firstly, there is plenty of ripe and juicy fruit around. My particular favourite are figs but the season for these wonderfully deep purple, luscious fruit [...]