‘ Complicated ’ ‘A cooked salad with quinoa and roast cauliflower’

‘ Complicated ’  ‘A cooked salad with quinoa and roast cauliflower’

  Complicated I first came across this song as part of the bands that were playing for a site entitled, ‘Songs from the shed’. Yet again it was a song that touched my heart. It is so obviously about a…

The Ceiling Point.

The Ceiling Point/ Here’s the story, mountain’s glory and mine to climb..   I have had lots of messages inquiring as to how I am which I appreciate.   It’s been a long and challenging journey and one that is…

Just giving to help

If you have found my Just giving page then you would have already read this. If you haven’t then please do read and please donate anything you feel you are able to. Many thanks. After suffering for nearly 2 years…

Peeling an Egg

Peeling an egg   Saturday 11.03.2017   Today it hurts to stand and peel an egg. I usually have a boiled or poached egg for breakfast every morning with avocado and a slither of home made bread, toasted and followed…

‘ Mind’s Made Up ’
‘Chicken Broth With Miso, Seaweed and Udon Noodles’

‘ Mind’s Made Up ’  ‘Chicken Broth With Miso, Seaweed and Udon Noodles’

This dish is deeply nourishing in order to help mend a broken and frustrated heart. Historically and across cultures feeding someone a chicken broth to aid recovery is well recognised. The depth of flavour in this soup is created by…

Spondylolisthesis

Spondylolisthesis February 2017   I had never heard of this condition and then one day in October 2016 whilst sat in a consulting room in a hospital it came crashing into my life. Sat there staring at an MRI scan…

‘ Hard To Forget ’
‘Farinata’

‘ Hard To Forget ’   ‘Farinata’

  Hard to Forget Farinata is a simple batter made from gram flour (besan) and comes from Northern Italy. It is also known as ‘Socca’ in France. Gram flour is made from chickpeas and therefore contains no gluten, it is…

‘ I Got You Daddy’ ‘Sweet Potato and Leek Soup’

‘ I Got You Daddy’  ‘Sweet Potato and Leek Soup’

Sweet Potato and leek soup. I got you Daddy Just by the very title of this song I wanted to make something traditional, simple and conventional. This song is about everything that you haven’t got, a bowl of soup is…

‘Waiting For You’ ‘Bitter Salad’

‘Waiting For You’  ‘Bitter Salad’

My understanding of this song is about someone who has grown tired waiting for someone to commit to them. They are tired of the games that have been played, realising their own part to play in what was not a…

Cooking for comfort

I think most people have a dish or a food that they go to in times of stress or anxiety. As well as a good chicken stock soup, mine is a good Bolognese sauce. When I am anxious it has…