Feel Good Food

Belated Happy New Year. It’s that time of the year again, lots of resolutions about losing weight, dropping 5 sizes, learning new languages, making sourdough ….the list is endless. My resolution this year was to stop making unachievable resolutions that I would instantly fail at within a week of starting. I decided I just wanted to try a little harder and be an all round better person. That’s not saying I’ve been a horrible person up until this point, it’s just a way of saying I understand there’s always room for improvement and with regards to my diet, I wanted...

Christmas 2020

Hi Everyone, I hope that everyone is feeling well, athough I know that there are those who aren’t. It’s been such a hard year for so many that I don’t want to bang on about Christmas cheer etc, for fear of sounding a little glib. Today I started out early, I was driving to collect my Mum who lives on her own. She was due spend Christmas Day with us (as part of her ‘bubble’), but sadly, there was heavy rain accompanied by dense fog as I started my ascent across the hills. I’m not a comfortable country driver, in...

Winter Soups are the Best

I know it’s cold, wet, windy and dark! But, one of the good things about Winter is that it’s the perfect opportunity to indulge in delicious winter food favourites and in partiuclar, hearty soups. I do think that Winter soups are the best! Winter in Derbyshire Here in Derbyshire this week, we’ve had our first smatterings of snow followed by downpours of freezing cold rain. Not brilliant and especially not brilliant if you’re dog owners and therefore dog walkers! We have two very giddy dogs. Berkeley our outsize cockapoo (seriously, he was never meant to grow so big and strong)...