The Secret of Nightingale Wood by Lucy Strange was a book I bought for my mother for her birthday. She seemed to like it (she gave it 5 stars on her Goodreads anyway) and gave it back to me to read, which I did, on the train to Liverpool one weekend. Firstly let me just say,…… Continue reading What I read… The Secret of Nightingale Wood
Anyone looking at my Goodreads profile will see I’ve read a load more books than I’ve been reviewing. Honestly it’s because I was slightly behind on my targets and I needed to churn through some easy reads. That said there’s also a couple of books that I really don’t have the energy to review as…… Continue reading What I read… A Head Full of Ghosts
Well I’m back from my music festival (lovely, thanks) and back to trying to cook healthy but hearty meals without breaking the bank. This week I’ll be using one rump steak between two people and making a Mary Berry style steak and ale pie – that is to say, with pastry on the top of…… Continue reading What I ate… Week 13
This week I’m off to a music festival (shout out to fellow Hammerfest travellers). Normally festivals mean slumming it in a tent, however this one is in Wales, in March, and I am far too old to freeze to death in the great outdoors in the name of metal, so I shall be staying in…… Continue reading What I ate… Week 12
Menu Monday Pork loin noodle soup. Tuesday Lasun Kukhura Khursani. (Chicken and garlic in a spiced sauce) Wednesday Pizza, chips and peas. Thursday Gammon, egg, chips and peas. Friday Chicken thigh and root vegetable tray bake. Saturday Veggie pasta. Sunday Pork shoulder joint, roasted vegetables and greens.
Menu Monday Kung Po Chicken and stir fried vegetables Tuesday Beef with broccoli and noodles. Wednesday Turkey meatballs and spaghetti. Thursday Chicken and leek risotto. Friday Bangers and mash. (Cumberland chipolatas) Saturday Wild mushroom soup. Salmon fillet with seasonal vegetables. Fruit tart with pouring cream. Sunday Tuna and pasta.