Brexit bothers

Pigs in Blankets and Couch Potatoes. To say I’m amazed is an understatement. Suprised. No. Reading an article in the I newspaper today, I was dumfounded by the reported concerns about the shortage of EU workers in meat processing plants. Apparently the great British public may have difficulty in sourcing Pigs in Blankets and otherContinue reading “Brexit bothers”

Off the hook

A fishy tale What better day to write a blog than Seafood Friday? Well, a blog pertaining to sumptuous scallops, perfect prawns and the fishy tales that surround them. Seafood and fish are fast foods, filled with lovely Omega 3 oils, low in calories and a perfect addition to your healthy eating regime. This blogContinue reading “Off the hook”

Appledore Chutney

Support your local charities In towns and villages all over Britian, you will find people growing vegetables, whether it be on an allotment, in their back gardens or in grow bags on the patio. If you are a gardener you will be well aware of gluts! Gluts, for the uninitiated, are those piles of fruitsContinue reading “Appledore Chutney”

Back to School

Lunch Boxes In today’s world none of us have money to fritter away, yet we frequently throw away food. We need to feed our kids nutrition rich foods, to enable them to function effectively throughout the day and to provide their bodies with the necessary carbs, proteins and vitamins. which help their bodies remain healthy.Continue reading “Back to School”

Secret Garden

Market Street Kitchen, Appledore Ah, Appledore, stunning estuary village, nestling on a hillside, with quaint pastel coloured cottages lining narrow cobbled streets, sloping gently down to the Quay. The historic port of Appledore, North Devon is well known for its boatyard. However. Appledore has many secrets, one of them being the delightful hidden garden whichContinue reading “Secret Garden”

I, Claudius

No poisoned figs here. Every now and again, you come across, totally by accident, someone or something that really makes you laugh. You know the kind I mean. That quick witted, dry humor that has you bent double and brings tears to your eyes. Last Tuesday evening, I happened to find such a person. Claude,Continue reading “I, Claudius”

Bon Appetit

Italian Sunshine in North Devon Being roused from a peaceful slumber, by the sound of rain lashing against my bedroom window last Tuesday morning, I unashamedly pulled the duvet over my head and snuggled down for a protracted snooze. My dog was having none of it! Throwing off the covers I staggered downstairs, cursing myContinue reading “Bon Appetit”