Chilaquilies

Nachos for breakfast, a great alternative brunch. Ingredients 1 bag lightly salted tortilla chips (about 170g) 300g chipotle salsa 5 spring onions, finely sliced 1 x 380g carton black beans, rinsed and drained 125g red Leicester cheese, grated 6 eggs, any size To serve 1 small red onion, diced 1 red chilli, sliced and deseed … More Chilaquilies

A trip to the Kitchin

After seeing the chef Tom Kitchin on Great British menu and seeing his restaurant, I’d wanted to visit. The Kitchin on Edinburgh’s Leith waterfront was opened in 2006. The restaurant was awarded a Michelin star in 2007 and still has it today.

Canal boating

The northern part of the canal (Tewitfield to Kendal) was drained of water and closed in 1944. There was a severe leakage and it was filled in, also parts were blocked when the M6 were built.

Apple tart

Sat in the doctors surgery and flicking through a magazine and was inspired by a simple pudding. It helped that I had some leftover puff pastry from a pie I was making.

Happiness in a bottle

Living with anxiety is tough at times.  There is never a specific trigger when I am feeling anxious or having a panic attack, just a bunch of little triggers that all add up. To what? To an anxiety attack. A big, huge, heart pounding, sweat inducing panic attack.