Winter is coming . . . (for all you Game of Thrones nerds out there), well, it’s officially here this Wednesday in the Southern hemisphere anyway. With the cold weather upon us I’m sharing my winter meal planner with a warm and hearty dinner recipe every day this week. Today I’m kicking off with lentil soup, a … Continue reading 7 Winter Days of Dinner – Monday: Lentil Soup
Between you and me, I’m finding it hard going in the kitchen since my family’s eating habits have become so diverse. It seems that I’m mostly flying by the seat of my pants. I’ll buy a load of fresh veggies at the beginning of the week, with all sorts of plans in my head. BUT … Continue reading 7 Days of Dinners – Weekly meal planner
I seem to have taken up the position of amateur nutritionist and chef at my house. Miss E has been on a strict gluten-free diet for 13 years now, since being diagnosed with coeliac disease aged 2. That’s not a new one. I have a handle on that. Mr. B has been doing the 5:2 fasting … Continue reading The Cook, The Coeliac, The Vegaquarian and The Faster.
I’m no stranger to Pinterest, and I collect recipes on an almost frenzied level, but rarely try them out. I’m truly a visual person and usually attracted by a beautiful image. The mouth-watering photo of this scrumptious cake on Pinterest got all my senses going, and this time I actually tried it out. It was amazing and … Continue reading Chocolate Meringue Cake with Fresh Berries.
If clean eating, Paleo, low carb, food is your thing, then look away now. This dish is pretty bad for you in so many ways . . . . but it’s unbelievably delicious! How can something that tastes so right be so wrong? This recipe for Chinese style spare ribs was given to me about … Continue reading 22.214.171.124.5. Spare Ribs.
6th August 2014 My Mum’s delicious red cabbage recipe from the archives. #365gratefuls A photo posted by The Urban Nest (@theurbannest) on Aug 6, 2014 at 10:35am PDT When I was in the greengrocer’s this morning my eyes lighted on some vibrant red cabbages. My mind instantly travelled back to childhood and I could almost … Continue reading A Recipe for Nostalgia – My Mum’s Sweet and Sour Red Cabbage.