A few things to do taken from my first brush with this vibrant city. A long weekend is long enough to start to understand it’s character but to leave you wanting more.
Something I somehow missed in my six months in Paris was the stunning Sainte Chapelle. Continue reading “SAINTE CHAPELLE, PARIS”
La vie à Paris est belle. Continue reading “LA VACHE DANS LES VIGNES, PARIS”
Two varieties of delicious banana muffins made with the dregs of my pantry – cacao nib banana muffins and banana muffins with chocolate chips and pecan.
Late last night I found myself pondering, what do I have in the fridge? What could I possibly do with it? How can I jazz it up so that it tastes halfway decent? Lack of foresight and dubious food planning can sometimes force you to be creative. This yummy salad was the fruit of just such an occasion. Work lunches can be a challenge. Getting yourself organised in advance and following through on all your wonderful intentions can be the hardest thing. I’ll stock up my fridge, and I mean seriously pack it to the gunnels full of delicious ingredients in anticipation of the countless recipes I want to try, but my commitment wains as the days go by and the overwhelming temptation to pick something up en route takes control. I’m ashamed to say that often through nothing but sheer apathy I have wasted serious amounts of food. No more. I’ve decided to tackle my budgets and stop throwing money out with my kitchen bin.