Fresh pasta sauce recipe

My summer herb garden

I am inside writing this post, just waiting to run outside and enjoy the weather. It’s hot, it’s friday, and I am working from home. The good bit is that when I stop for the day, I am already at home and just a 10 minute walk from the pub. The bad bit is that […]

Beef bulgogi recipe

Bulgogi before being cooked

I have loved most Korean food since I was a little kid. My grandfather worked for the State Department at the time and helped a large number of families to come to the US from South Korea during the unrest. We became quite close with one of the families and ate with them whenever my […]

Chia Seed Strawberry Jam

What a lovely summer it’s been. The UK is still in the middle of a heat wave and I am loving it. Meanwhile the running is proving a bit tricky in this weather, but I wouldn’t trade it. I was nearing the end of my lovely Jubilee strawberries and deciding what to do with them […]

Irish soda bread

I have been craving Irish soda bread lately. You can buy a decent commercial variety in the grocery store, but I am trying to avoid preservative s where I can and I like to make bread so I decided to make some from scratch. Irish soda bread is a fairly simple recipe and quite a […]

Jubilee Strawberries and Strawberry Bread Recipe

I was recently invited (along with a lovely group of bloggers and a journalist) by the nice folks at CirkleĀ to travel to Kelsey FarmĀ and check out their fruit-growing operation. The day was hot and sunny and perfect for the trip. The charming Paul Kelsey himself took the day to show us around and show us […]

Foodie pen pals reveal June 2013

Morning all! Yes, better late than never. My work life-life balance is a bit out of kilter at the moment, and I don’t seem to have enough free time to fit everything in. I think I need a few days off just to work on the backlog. This month’s Foodie pen pals was a lot […]