A TASTE OF NICE – FRANCE

“I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list”  Susan Sontag Bonjour! This week’s virtual travel journey takes us to Nice, France, where deep blue waters of the Cote d’Azur are the dramatic backdrop for an elegant city. Breathe in the fresh Mediterranean air as you stroll the famous Promenade des Anglais, be charmed by […]

RECIPE OF THE WEEK – KAREN’S YORKIES

To make 16 large crispy Yorkshire Puddings Ingredients. 200 gms plain flour 200 mils of semi-skimmed milk 4  medium eggs Sprinkle of salt or so Vegetable oil, goose fat or beef dripping Method Use a jug or a bowl and put in 200 gms plain flour. Break the eggs on top of the flour and […]

RECIPE OF THE WEEK- FRENCH LAMB AND POTATOES BOULANGER

This week Karen would like to share her ‘signature dish’, using either a half or full leg of lamb, depending on how many you are feeding! Someone recently complimented her dish by saying that it was an ‘explosion of flavours’. This is because the lamb is impregnated with rosemary and garlic slivers, and the potatoes […]

RECIPE OF THE WEEK -SAUSAGE CASSOULET

This week’s dish from Karen is: Sausage Cassoulet A meaty sausage and chicken casserole with either cannellini, haricot, or butter beans to add flavour and texture and of course…..protein. Very comforting and warming. Ingredients 6 boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut into small pieces 6 sausages….Cumberland or Lincolnshire ( chorizo sausage optional extra!) Bacon lardons 1 […]

HEATHLY ME, HEALTHY YOU

Do you need a kick start to motivate yourself during these uncertain times? It can become very easy to forget about fitness and maintain a well balanced diet, maintain wellbeing and emotions. so I have come up with some motivational tips, for anyone that needs a healthy boost: Exercise – take a walk to reduce stress […]