Cheese Straws!

Christmas has been bbbbeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeezzzzzzzzyyyyyyyyy!! I’ve been away a lot so I haven’t been cooking.  I was in charge of the Christmas baking for our family do though… so there was lots of that.  I mostly used existing recipes from bbcgoodfood or allrecipes.  But one recipe failed spectacularly due a substitution I made.. which I then, … More Cheese Straws!

Empty Fridge

I haven’t had time for groceries shopping this week.  I know, shocking, right?!?  But it’s Sunday and I need to make some lunchboxes… so how about a rummage? In the fridge, I found A bunch of spring onions 1 yellow pepper, 1 red pepper 2 carrots And that was it.. Hrmph… Time to use things … More Empty Fridge

A Poem

I cannot speak to my mother right now as she has, in the past week, caused me to re-enter dark places I thought I had overcome, twice. I do not want to risk a third time within a week when I have a life to live which I have to remain mentally well for. When … More A Poem

A new grill pan!

I have a new pan!!  A grill pan to be exact.  Not that I needed one, but I’m a crazy overflowing kitchen utensil person and this is just the latest on my want list.  It’s an andrew james cast aluminium non-stick.  I’d have prefer a cast iron, but those are a lot more expensive and … More A new grill pan!

Safe Spaces

Content Note: Contains talk of self harm and suicide To the family member who asked for the essay – whom I have emailed this response to but will probably not read it because she never really reads anything I send her. Do you know what a safe space is?  A safe space is somewhere where … More Safe Spaces


Leftover chopped tomato, aubergine, kale, salmon, bacon, rehydrated shiitake & wood ear. Rice.  Up until the point I had all of these laid out in front of me and rice in the rice cooker.. I had no idea what I was making.  I’ve spent most of the day studying, and made a cake halfway through … More Improv?