Gloriously easy, no knead crusty bread recipe

I have attempted to hone my bread baking skills lately, while at the same time attempting to limit an overabundance of carbs in my diet. Yes I am aware that makes no sense, except to say that I am going for quality over quantity. For me, there are no greater comfort foods than good bread, […]

Black bean burger recipe

Black bean burger

I have just realised that I have only 1 more month to really get in shape ahead of our ski trip. Now as someone who doesn’t get to ski that often, my normal running does not give me the level of fitness I need to handle a week of skiing. So, on the theme of […]

Bagel recipe….and a great arm workout

I have been naïvely promising my other half that I would make him some homemade bagels. How hard could it be? Ha! Well now I know. The end product was both pleasing to the eye and taste buds, but holy cow was it a lot of work. I started with a recipe I had seen […]

Lemon curd recipe and happy new year

homemade lemon curd Happy New Year! I love this time of year, with the promise of new beginnings, and the inevitable diet that follows a month of excess. I love the holiday season, don’t get me wrong, but I do love getting back to “normal” in January, the lists and the new calendar to mark with […]

Focaccia bread recipe

Focaccia bread

Bread…is there anything more heavenly than the smell of a freshly made loaf of bread? The taste of a gorgeously crusty loaf smeared in french butter? Not in my opinion. I love bread, all types, but it doesn’t love me. Bread normally makes me ill, until I travel, and go somewhere where it’s all fresh […]