Fat Tuesday

pancake day

It’s Pancake Day again, which means one thing. I’ve stepped out of the kitchen and left the whisking and tossing to the husband and toddler. After much mixing, a burning smell and a lot of messing around trying to get a decent picture, here’s the result.

pancake day

The verdict from the toddler: ‘Yummy.’ Of course!


Cooking up a Mexican feast

black bean taco

Our good friends, who are vegetarians, came to lunch today. I like to theme meals, so having sent the husband to the supermarket to buy a few bottles of Corona, I set about creating a vegetarian Mexican feast, inspired by new favourite cookbook a modern way to eat, by Anna Jones. She worked for Jamie Oliver, but has carved a niche for herself as a food stylist and writer of this brilliant vegetarian cookbook. Continue reading