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winter food

Pak Choi & Chicken Noodle Soup + a long overdue catch up

Hello, it's been a very long time. I would love to say that I've been travelling the world, become a yoga teacher and have written a book but in reality, I've been travelling to work, have done yoga twice, three... Continue Reading →


Warm Jerusalem artichoke salad and a word about the Women’s March on Paris

January 2017 is turning out to be an odd month. I've spent the first half celebrating the crap out of my sister's birthday, and the second half trying to conquer a cold before it's had a chance to properly take... Continue Reading →

New Year’s Day Feast Part 1: Pear and beetroot salad, plus a tale of the most tragic journey home

I've always found New Year's Day to be a bit odd. It always begins with one voice in my head telling me to spend the day getting over the festivities of the night before (i.e., playing Skyrim, drinking copious amounts... Continue Reading →

Onion Soup: A French Classic

When the weather gets colder and the leaves begin to turn, it's time for a bowl of French onion soup and this year, I decided to finally learn how to make it. If you ask anyone here in Paris, they... Continue Reading →

Friday Evening down Rue Montorgeuil

This 'Friday Tradition' post comes a bit late because I've been banging on about green vegetables and pak choi, and for this I apologise but I promise, I didn't have a choice! On Friday the 6th (yup, I'm that far... Continue Reading →

Chicken with Red Cabbage Casserole

  Red cabbage casserole is a wonderful side dish and in England, it's traditionally only really eaten at Christmas, and perhaps at barbecues. But, red cabbage casserole had a word and it believes that it should be thought of more... Continue Reading →

Red Wine and Sausage Risotto – Gluten-Free

So Valentines Day was the weekend after one of the coldest weeks of winter, and as the Mothership was coming into town that weekend, we decided to just give ourselves a cosy evening in on the Thursday. I decided to... Continue Reading →

Red Lentil and Chorizo Soup

Lentils have been having a fair bit of F.O.M.O. (fear of missing out) recently, so I responded to their texts/calls/letters/telegrams and made one my favourite lentil-y meals in the history of the world, ever. Spanish cuisine is always so good... Continue Reading →

Beef and Mushroom Goulash – Lactose-Free

Goulash: A well-seasoned soup or stew of meat and vegetables and beaucoup beaucoup de paprika (or piment doux). After going over my blog, I realised that beef, interestingly features fairly heavily amongst my posts. This is mainly because, my French... Continue Reading →

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