• BLOG,  LIFESTYLE

    Travelling home for Christmas dinner

    Monday 22nd December: Yes, this is me and my incredibly pretty bag travelling home for Xmas. I am so excited to be off for one whole week, and finally get to experience a Christmas tree and fairy lights. I haven’t quite managed to get my London home as festive as I normally would. Christmas Day: As Christmas Day comes to an end it’s been a whirlwind of a day! First I woke up later than usual to find out that my mum had already opened her presents without me. There was a definite role switch this year as I wanted to make tea before opening my presents. I’ve drank at…

  • BLOG,  FOOD

    Cheese, broccoli and chorizo pasta dish

    I am late again in giving you this recipe, but as I look forward to making this very meal for dinner this evening, I thought it fitting to share with you all today. You’ll need: 1 chorizo ring 1 bag of whole-wheat pasta 1 tree of broccoli 1 courgette Many sprinkles of your favourite cheese (I choose mature cheddar)  Cut up the chorizo ring into coins, and fry in a large pan with a spot of olive oil (the chorizo will provide an oil that will later coat your pasta, and in my opinion, this finishes the dish off. Boil the broccoli in a pan for 10 minutes, and some whole…

  • FOOD,  LIFESTYLE

    Little drops of heaven…

    I have become obsessed with Gail’s Bakery now for almost two months. Since sampling these little drops of heaven at work, I haven’t been able to stop eating them. Originally brought in for a meeting, I stumbled across these unbelievably scrumptious bites during an after meeting crawl; which is basically when everyone who wasn’t in the meeting folks to the kitchen to check out the left overs. Yup, I was that crazy woman. After no lunch, and two bites of the tomato, goats cheese and olive option, I was so hooked that I made three unashamed trips to the kitchen. The woman who sat adjacent from the open planned kitchenette…