On the menu – pasta, a really nice aubergine salad and some soup

Friday I have a rapidly growing teenager who drinks so much milk and juice, we could do with a cow and an orchard in our back garden. She will also, without fail, request pasta, with frequent regularity. She wanted pasta again tonight and I was low on sauce ingredients but we pretty much always have…

5 things I liked this week – 8.12.17

Cooking from The Magic Fridge book. Getting a Nest thermostat, we’re currently geekily obsessed with it. The audiobook of Strange Practice by Vivian Shaw, it’s not perfect, sometimes it reads a little jarringly but I am an absolute sucker for books about the supernatural set in modern day London, particularly if they offer a large…