“Seize the moment. Remember all those women on the 'Titanic' who waved off the dessert cart.” ~ Erma Bombeck On Thursday while I was at work I ate a sausage sandwich for breakfast, some chorizo and tomato soup and a chocolate bar for lunch, and a packet of ready salted crisps later in the afternoon.… Continue reading Gotta Eat To Live
Okay, so if some drunken boys ever happen to give you a beef burger that's been sat outside in the sun all day then cooked on a re-lit barbecue, at night, in the dark - don't eat it. Especially if the burger seems to be of an unusually squishy consistency. Unless you're really, really, really, REALLY… Continue reading Public Service Announcement
"We kindly remind you that calories are for eating not counting." ~ from the bottom of a restaurant menu in Oslo. Dieting doesn't work. The entire existence of the dieting industry is a testament to that. Take Weight Watchers for example. Weight Watchers has built a multi-million dollar business on the understanding that while you… Continue reading How to Trim Your Waistline AND Your Carbon Footprint, Without Even Thinking About It
I just found a packet of hot cross buns hidden at the back of a cupboard. They've been there since Easter. They still look exactly the same as they did when I bought them. Now, is this by design? Are hot cross buns baked in some special way to make them a kind of metaphor… Continue reading Holy Bread?
"Food is an important part of a balanced diet." ~ Fran Leibowitz So a month ago I saw, and joined, this Foodie Penpals group. The idea is once a month you're sent the address of someone to make a food parcel for, and someone else will be sent your details so that they can make one… Continue reading Foodie Penpals