What I’ve been eating this month – October 2019

Cooking has been difficult this month, our food budget, out of necessity, has been slashed. I will always advocate that home-cooked food, is, most of the time, cheaper, but you have to have the time to go home cook that food, plus the time and the energy to commit to minutely menu planning for the…

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…