Love it or hate it as they say! This quick and easy spaghetti carbonara recipe is a twist on the classic dish using Marmite which gives it a delicious umami flavour. Serve with a generous sprinkle of parmesan and parsley. Super quick and so yummy. Continue reading Marmite Carbonara
On Monday 23 March 2020 Boris Johnson ordered people not to leave the house unless absolutely necessary. People to only go out to shop for essentials; for medical reasons or to care for the vulnerable; to travel to work that is “absolutely necessary” and cannot be done at home; and to exercise – once a day, alone or with a member of their own household. Normality as we had known was a thing of the past. Continue reading Surviving lockdown
Lamb is my favourite meat, apologies for to the veggies reading my blog. A bit a chopping but an easy recipe and the manchego mash is utterly yummy.Continue reading Slow cooked Spanish inspired shepherds pie
That moment when the inevitable happened and the London marathon was postponed due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Of course with the current situation it was not completely unexpected. Those training weeks in limbo, but 9 weeks of training were done and you have to focus on that. Gaining fitness and losing inches. Continue reading Postponement
April 2020 marked my 30 year anniversary of moving up north and to Kendal. It feels like a lifetime ago and can’t imagine living anywhere else. I have lived here longer than I haven’t.
There is always the debate are Jaffa cakes a biscuit or in fact a cake. Either way these beauties are perfect with a cuppa!Continue reading Jaffa cake fingers
Bananas taste much better in a smoothie or cake FACT. Super easy to make and a great use for black bananas in the fruit bowl!Continue reading Banana, pecan and cinnamon loaf