Monthly Archives: July 2011

Chilli done my way

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I love spicy food, I grew up in a world where having a spicy curry based dish for breakfast is norm. Most fast food restaurants back home serve chilli sauce as a standard instead of tomato sauce for your burgers and fries. So … Continue reading

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Lunch Ideas at Work

 A staggering £28000 goes to lunch throughout an average working life!! (Source MSN Money). Why waste so much money on bloody pre-packed sandwiches? That’s not all; try adding up all the money that goes to the snacks/soft drinks vending machines … Continue reading

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Sideways Rain and Soup….

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The online news sites are reporting that we had a week’s worth of rain in a night!! It’s confirmed, there’s no such thing as summer in Scotland – it’s a big government conspiracy! Summer is just a word in the … Continue reading

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Make yer own tomato based pasta sauce.. its not hard!

A tin of tomatoes will cost roughly around 55p but a jar of pasta sauce can be up to 4 times the price! So don’t bother buying all that “special” jars of pasta sauce. All you need is tin of tomato, some … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Coffee Pecan Cake

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I just couldn’t forget that lovely Coffee Pecan Gateaux I had from Peckham’s. It was delicious! I didn’t think coffee and pecans could work so well together in a cake! So I went about trying to create something similar back … Continue reading

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Save that stock!

If you are boiling meat don’t throw away the water, Strain it, cool it down, remove the fat on the top and use the water as stock for soups and gravy! 

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Gazpacho! a tomato and raw veg based soup.  I didn’t like the idea of having a meat-less cold soup to start with but Lisa was quite excited with the idea and tried it. I was  pleasantly surprised with the results! We liked … Continue reading

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