I'm getting bored of saying I was ill, so I'm going to start inventing excuses for late posts. This week saw the launch of my new cafe which pairs a late-90s/early-00s United Nations theme with a strong focus on caffeinated beverages and Indian breads. It's called: Coffee and Naan. That has kept me very busy, prompting me … Continue reading This week I’m mostly: Dropping some mad BBQ knowledge
If you've just come for the food, jump down to Adventures in Fermentation for the pickling. If not, here's a window on my pre-midlife-crisis. I always assumed that I would breeze into my thirties without a care. That I wouldn't allow the inevitable passing of years to perturb me. When I was five, I assumed … Continue reading This Week I’m Mostly: Getting Older and Eatin’ Pickles
It's our wedding anniversary today, so in the interests of maintaining our solid run of four years, I'm going to keep this post brief. To celebrate our anniversary I cooked Asian style braised beef short ribs tonight. I've been meaning to cook this cut for ages, and finally got round to it today. I'll share … Continue reading This week I’m mostly… making THE best mashed potato.
Last week marked a significant watershed. For the first time since he was born almost a year ago, Cat and I broke free from the tyranny of our tiny human captor. For a whole evening. Together. Not content with this miraculous coup d'bébé, we doubled down - venturing out sans Boy again - this time … Continue reading This week I’m mostly… Reclaiming some freedom: first date night post baby