Hello my fellow bookworms and foodies, with the changeable weather in June - one week of rain, followed by a mini-Saharan heatwave - I wasn't really sure what to cook to suit it. However I have been diagnosed with vitamin d deficiency, so my main focus has been on eating more oily fish. With that … Continue reading Cookbooks: June 2019
Hello my fellow bookworms and foodies, as the weather has (on the whole) continued to warm up, I have enjoyed trying these easy, lighter recipes: Easy Cheesy Leek Risotto The Co-operative Magazine Having previously enjoyed four of the Co-op’s rice based recipes, I thought I would try another: this comforting baked risotto, that I had … Continue reading Cookbooks: May – June 2019
Hello my fellow bookworms and foodies, as we have moved further into spring and enjoyed some milder weather (plus a mini-heatwave over the Easter weekend), I tried these comforting but lighter recipes: Jool's Sweet Pea & Prawn Pasta Shells Save With Jamie by Jamie Oliver Fish - Page 240 Perfect for a busy, weekday this … Continue reading Cookbooks: April 2019
Hello my fellow bookworms and foodies, as we have moved from winter into spring, I tried these new, comforting, one-pot recipes: Four Seasons Minestrone (Winter) Super Food Family Classics by Jamie Oliver Soups – Page 212 A recipe that makes use of beautiful seasonal vegetables and guarantees you will get your 5-a-day portions in just … Continue reading Cookbooks: March – April 2019
Hello my fellow bookworms and foodies, well - except for one glorious week of sunshine, during the school's half term break - the weather has been wet and miserable in February and the start of this month, so comfort food has been high on my agenda. With that in mind here are the new recipes … Continue reading Cookbooks: February – March 2019
Hello my fellow bookworms and foodies, rather belatedly, due to my being so behind on my book reviews, here are the comforting new dishes I tried over the cold month of January: Chicken Turkey and Ham Tangle Pie The Hairy Dieters (1) by Si King & Dave Myers Pies - Page 80-82 On New Year's … Continue reading Cookbooks: January 2019
Happy New Year! Now it is time to say goodbye to 2018 and hello to 2019, I am going to round off my reflection on my reading year with a few statistics: Books Read: 49 New Reads: 45 Re-Reads: 4 Fiction: 33 … Continue reading Goodbye 2018, Hello 2019!