No. 41 – Sheffield fireworks spectacular!

After our rather underwhelming bonfire night last year, we made sure to bag ourselves hot tickets for Sheffield's newest fireworks event this year, Illuminate the Gardens. Did you manage to get tickets for this sold out event, too? Demand was really high, and each phase of tickets went within hours of release - proof that... Continue Reading →


No. 24 – Snack attack

My boys are serious snackers!  Weekends are an endless succession of meal, snack, another snack, another get the picture. They eat constantly! We rely on the usual healthy snack fare most of the time; fruit, nuts, seeds shots, hardboiled eggs, rice cakes slathered in peanut butter, and veggies dipped in hummus, but over the holidays I find... Continue Reading →

No. 21 – Asparagus

Blink and you'll miss it - it's asparagus season, folks. British asparagus, (which is obviously the tastiest you can get), is only in season from the end of April until the end of June, so fill your boots whilst you have the chance! We love asparagus in our house, so I thought I'd share with you some... Continue Reading →

No. 19 – The BEST nut roast!

Despite being a vegetarian for nearly 30 years, until recently I'd never made a nut roast.  I've eaten plenty; most of them fairly bland and flavourless to be honest, a bit dry, and screaming of being something of an afterthought on the Sunday lunch menu. Roast rump of beef, tick, shoulder of pork with stuffing and... Continue Reading →

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