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
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!
I have an aversion to spending money needlessly. Not an unhealthy aversion.. just a good amount of awareness on where my money goes. I will spend £100 on my girlfriend’s birthday present – no probs. £25 at a the pub for some food and drink while out with friend having a good time – sure, … More Keeping a hold on my £££
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
Is it Brussel Sprouts or Brussels Sprouts? After a long slow week at work… I thought I’d cook myself something healthy but nice tonight. I’ve done loads of reading and studying the whole week, during my commute and before bed, so good food is essential. I need to stay healthy and to keep my concentration … More Brussel Sprouts & Bacon
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?
Today’s lunch looked so good I just had to take a picture. It’s just one of my usual rice and stir fries, heated at work in a microwave. So nutritious, delicious, and cheap! I made a cake for a geeks event last night.. The cake is good.. But my icing skills leave a little to … More Lunch!
What a hot day! I came home and couch potato-d in front of my fan for an hour reading and dozing before forcing myself up to make some food. This heat isn’t conducive to long cooking. It’s just too hot! I made a very simple courgette stir fry and had it with dry noodles. It … More 10 Minute Healthy-ish Meal
Growing up in Malaysia, I was exposed to many different flavours of curry. From the coconut heavy Malay curries, the dry lemongrass-fragrant Rendangs, the spicy and complex Indian mutton curries, the dhal to have with roti, to mild varieties of Chicken Kormas, meat & rice Briyanis, to Chinese Chicken curry noodles and delicious wild boar … More Easy Beginner’s Curry
I’m back in school!!!! At least for 1 weekend a month, plus assignments plus lots and lots and lots of reading in my evening and weekend time. This morning was my first day of school. I didn’t feel much like a rice & dish hot lunch So… I took a memory out of back when … More A lunch wrap!