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Dairy free Gluten free Lunch Savoury Sides Super Quick

Humble red tomato salad

I work with a bunch of over-achieving perfectionists, myself included. After lunch-time yoga class earlier this week, one of my colleagues commented that her and another colleague were admiring one of my yoga postures enviously during class. They both felt that whilst they were…

March 30, 2015
Dairy free Gluten free Savoury Sides Super Quick

Tofu chips

After 2 weeks in the UK in July, and most of that time spent in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland, you can imagine we were missing our usual lashings of fresh, healthy vegetables. Ok, so no offence intended towards anyone from or living in…

October 22, 2014
Dairy free Gluten free Savoury Sides Super Quick

Spiced Roasted Chickpeas

Have you ever been misunderstood? In the way where you were actually doing something good, some unappreciated thing and due to being in the wrong place at the wrong time, you caught the blame? This happened to me this weekend. I was caught in…

September 22, 2014
Jams Sides Sweet

Plum Jam (Thueringer Art)

Yesterday we made our wedding rings. Our jeweller offered us the ‘experience’, whereby the bride and groom get to partake in making each other’s wedding rings, under the guidance and expertise of the jeweller. We signed up for the experience, thinking it sounded like…

March 12, 2014
Dairy free Gluten free Sauces & Relishes Savoury Sides

Caramelised tomato relish

A colleague of mine recently reminded me of the importance of gratitude. Gratitude makes our days so much better, so much richer. Gratitude makes the mundane and boring, become fulfilling and with meaning. Gratitude helps us to appreciate our husbands, wives, brothers, mothers, daughters.…

January 24, 2014
Dairy free Gluten free Sauces & Relishes Savoury Sides Super Quick


For years I thought Mayonnaise would be a very difficult sauce to make, so we kept buying our free range mayonnaise from “doodles creek” which is very nice, has won a ‘good egg’ award and has real taste. But last Sunday when we came…

January 15, 2014
Dairy free Gluten free Lunch Sides Super Quick


Coleslaw Last Saturday afternoon, we were round at my brother’s place, celebrating my nephew Oliver’s 6th birthday party. We’d been hanging out with my brother, his wife and my two nephews all afternoon. As usual, the boys were excited that Uncle Tatus (aka Matthias)…

December 2, 2013