Easter food

Entertaining made easy  With Easter comng up, and warmer weather making it fun to eat outside, I look for easy recipes that work indoors or out. I used to love entertaining but now find it difficult to lift heavy pans and dishes.  However, for Easter, I’ve...

Simple February food

Climatarianism I found this word in one of the Sunday supplements;  apparently, it means ‘eating seasonally, shopping locally, limiting food waste and avoiding plastic packaging. So now you know, if you think like me, there is a name for us! There are lots of...

Autumn food

This Autumn It’s more important than ever to ‘Eat Local’   With empty shelves in supermarkets, it’s a good idea to work out what food you can buy locally, in case lack of lorry drivers, etc. means we are going to have a shortage. Since...

August food

Using up left-overs The rainy summer has meant I spent far too much on ordering food online, so now am having an ‘austerity kick’ and using up left-overs in the fridge, rather than throwing them away. Harking back to my childhood, when nothing was ever...

Sneaky ways that weight piles on

Ways excess weight sneaks up   The majority of us pile on the pounds when taking cancer drugs;  it comes with the territory. ‘Culprit foods’ we grab to give us a quick lift when we need a snack could be to blame, according to the Daily Mail.  The bad news...