Today is a holiday in Ireland, so most of us weren’t working. A day like today is like an extended weekend, so I was able to to spend a little more time in bed and also to make a more elaborate breakfast than I would do on a “normal” day. Last night I’d cooked a […]
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Starting the day “right” is key. I find that if I’ve had a “proper” breakfast of some kind that things just work better over all. But ordinarily I wouldn’t go to the trouble of making myself an omelette first thing in the morning. I tend to leave omelettes for when I’m staying in hotels and […]
I love cooking. Chopping, slicing and dicing vegetables is a very calming process. However the cleanup is a pain. You peel an onion, or top and tail a carrot and you have debris left over. What to do? I *was* either letting it sit there until I’d finished the prep and then scooping it all […]
I quite like grapefruit. Sure, it’s a lot more bitter than orange, but the bitter taste sort of adds to its attraction. Yesterday I picked up a few grapefruit specifically for juicing, but I wanted to add something else to them. So carrot and ginger seemed like a reasonably good idea. The end result was […]
I took delivery of the Hurom juicer yesterday. I wasn’t sure what to expect and I still haven’t explored all the device’s options yet, but I will over time. To start with the box itself was heavier than I was expecting. In some ways this is a good thing. If it’s heavy then it’s probably […]
This brought a smile to my face: You can get the tea towel here.
My current George Foreman grill works well, but it’s too small for grilling vegetables and other things comfortably – there simply isn’t enough space to spread vegetables out and get them cooked without burning some .. unless you’re happy with grilling a tiny amount of vegetables – I know I’m not! I would have kept […]