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Foodie Posts, Living, Physical health

Lifestyle Changes

Very well, I will marry you if you promise not to make me eat eggplant.Gabriel Garcia Marquez Like, I guess, pretty much everybody I've gained a bit of weight during lockdown. Between joining in with the quarantine baking craze and working on the desserts/baked goods section of my cookbook - without being able to parm… Continue reading Lifestyle Changes


Pasta and Prawn Summer Salad

“Pull up a chair. Take a taste. Come join us. Life is so endlessly delicious.” ~Ruth Reichl I'm continuing with my salad evangelism for the time being. I just had never realised before how wonderful and varied salad could be; as my opinion of it had been marred by the limp iceberg lettuces with soggy… Continue reading Pasta and Prawn Summer Salad

Menstruation, Contraception, and Gynaecology, Mental Health & Wellbeing

At Last An Advert Finally Acknowledges That We Bleed

“When she bleeds the smells I know change colour. There is iron in her soul on those days. She smells like a gun.” ~ Jeanette Winterson So, we've spent a lifetime watching sanitary towel and tampons adverts that show product demonstrations using some smooth, pale blue gel/liquid which doesn't resemble anything that actually exists outside of… Continue reading At Last An Advert Finally Acknowledges That We Bleed

Food, Other Recipes

A Fish And All The Vegetables In The Fridge Tagine

"Go vegetable heavy. Reverse the psychology of your plate by making meat the side dish and vegetables the main course. ~ Bobby Flay So, since I've been unwell recently, and diagnosed first with an underactive thyroid and then with a vitamin D deficiency, I've become a little bit obsessed with the nutritional values of absolutely everything… Continue reading A Fish And All The Vegetables In The Fridge Tagine

bhagari jhinga
Food, Other Recipes

Bhagari Jhinga Recipe

"I'm going to scream this from the mountain top, there's no such thing as 'a curry.' There's six kazillion different kinds of curry. When someone asks how to make chicken curry, I have to ask 'Which one?'" ~ Aarti Sequeira You might remember a while ago I told you about how sticking to a strict… Continue reading Bhagari Jhinga Recipe

Spicy salmon Steaks with pepper noodles
Food, Quick meals

Spicy Salmon Steaks with Pepper Noodles

"If you really want to make a friend, go to someone's house and eat with him... the people who give you their food give you their heart." ~ Cesar Chavez A couple of weeks ago I talked about how following this GI style diet plan, with plenty of fish, had in the past helped me to… Continue reading Spicy Salmon Steaks with Pepper Noodles