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…

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…

Plenty of Joy

I have fallen a little in love … With a cookbook … Plenty. It is vegetarian but feels very sumptuous and just reading the recipes gives you the dribbles. As mentioned previously we are reducing our red meat consumption in our house, for a number of reasons. We have had a growing education and awareness…

Tofu is edible

In an effort to cut down red meat we have been experimenting with tofu and the like … I was rather happy with this tonight. Kale with satay tofu and Slim Pasta noodles … Huge bowl = under 350 calories and minimal carbs.