Kumo Vs Koko – Kumo wins

I have certain people in my life that I trust … when they recommend a restaurant they are pretty much spot on. The only time this has come undone is with Koko.  I was part of a birthday celebration there a few years ago, and the food is lovely, but I was not as over…

Adventures with Swiss Meringue Buttercream

Although I refuse to join the Pinterest competition to have the best kids birthday cake … I do enjoy coming up with fun ideas for the kids each year … when I say ‘coming up’ it is usually trawling through images online for inspiration. My recipe is: What is the child into that year Will…

Getting my sushi on

In an effort to make the school lunches interesting I have been seeking out ideas online … and then .

Middle Street Food and Coffee

It’s how you deal with difficulty that sets you apart … Having been told about this cafe by a friend I decided to mosey on across to Hadfield to check it out. Set in a tiny shop with enough room for a couple of tables and a window bench seat, Middle Street Food and Coffee is…

Paleo – Sex in a Pan

Trying to find new treats that are low carb … you usually end up in the Paleo section of the web. This one from Grok Grub appealed as it had a number of layers and looks rather lush. How can you go past a recipe called Sex in a Pan! It was pretty amazing, but so…

Paleo chocolate mousse

So very simple … So very yummy … The only trick with the paleo stuff is the high fat content … My opinion is that you really need to follow it most/all of the time otherwise if you eat carbs plus the coconut milk/ avocado raw foods you are likely to stack on weight. But…