Get Growing
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Get Growing

Now that spring is here, the urge to get gardening is upon me. I don’t let a little thing such as having no garden hold me back. Here are some ways you can enjoy the magic of gardening when you don’t have a garden. Make a Miniature Garden No matter how little space you have, … Continue reading

Recipe: Fridgetata
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Recipe: Fridgetata

Fridgetata is one of my favourite recipes. As the name suggests, it’s fritatta made with fridge leftovers. The principle is easy. Fry onions in a fring pan. Add grated/sliced/diced potatoes or rice, and any suitable leftovers. Pour over seasoned beaten egg, add cheese if desired and let the whole lot set (I sometimes cheat by … Continue reading

A Taste of Science
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A Taste of Science

Yesterday, I was lucky enough to go to the Taste of Science at Leicester Space Centre. This food science celebration included talks from scientists, stalls from local food producers and burgers available from a vintage van outside the venue (I went for Halloumi Heaven, with delicious mushrooms, peppers and onions accompanying the grilled halloumi; my … Continue reading

Comfort Food
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Comfort Food

On a grey day, it can be hard to fight off the chill after a nature walk. Luckily, food can provide comfort. Here are some of my favourite ways to warm up with food. Bread If you’re feeling stressed, or want to get your blood pumping, bread is ideal. I experiment with different recipes (though … Continue reading

Leftover Luxury
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Leftover Luxury

I try to reduce waste as much as possible. It saves money while helping the planet so seems to be a no-brainer. My Christmas satsumas had been lingering too long: unsurprising as I bought a bulk special offer. However, though lacking in flavour uncooked, sugar can make a world of difference. And so I decided … Continue reading