International Carrot Day

đŸ¥• International Carrot Day đŸ¥• For international carrot day, I'm revisiting a well-loved recipe for Garlicky Carrot Soup. This one comes topped with toasted 'canchita salada', which make lend a crunch and make an interesting change to croutons.


Revoke Article 50 – petition map

This graph is an interesting mapping exercise, showing support of the Revoke Article 50 petition by constituency: How has your area voted so far? Have you shown your support to #RevokeArticle50 ? If you would like to add your signature to over 5.3 million people: We need to make our voice heard. Make … Continue reading Revoke Article 50 – petition map

January Favourite: Topped Vegan Carrot Soup

What are your favourite recipes for January? Do you crave fresh, healthy food after indulging over Christmas and Hogmanay? Or maybe you go for comforting, slow-cooked options? One of mine is this Topped Vegan Carrot Soup - tasty, easy, healthy, and cheap! I also wouldn't say 'no' to pairing it with some hot buttered … Continue reading January Favourite: Topped Vegan Carrot Soup

Easy Bake Biscuits

I recently baked these biscuits, following the recipe on All Recipes: Photo credit: All Recipes The perfect easy biscuits to bake with young children on a cold, windy afternoon!   Ingredients Serves: 5 100g unsalted butter, softened 50g caster sugar 1/4 tsp vanilla extract 175g plain flour, plus extra for dusting Method 1. Preheat … Continue reading Easy Bake Biscuits

Nicaraguan VigorĂ³n and Tajadas (Tasty)

Nicaraguan VigorĂ³n and Tajadas I've enjoyed the recent Latin American recipes on Tasty. Often, they're a slightly different take on ingredients I'm familiar with, but used in a different way.  This recipe includes yuca, salsa, pork rinds, and fried plantain strips (called 'tajadas', I'd call them 'chifles' in Peru).  I love the tasty of yuca, … Continue reading Nicaraguan VigorĂ³n and Tajadas (Tasty)