A delicious Sag Aloo that really hits the spot.

A delicious Sag Aloo that really hits the spot.

I’ve been looking at various recipes for sag aloo for a while now. None of them seemed to give me the result I was after. Every now and then, Spices of India send me an email wanting me to buy their pretty expensive spices. This time round, they also sent a...
Good Company, Bad Company and kitchen experiments

Good Company, Bad Company and kitchen experiments

Well that’s another week that disappeared rapidly – how fast the time goes! I enjoyed some good company all this week, and I’m looking forward to some more next week, as well some very bad company too. Last week On Monday, I asked a local garden...
Love Your Leftovers – Takeaways

Love Your Leftovers – Takeaways

Takeaways. We buy them, we eat them. Then there may or may not be leftovers. Our takeaways are usually of the Indian variety and there is often several spoonfuls of sauce left in the container. Any use left in that? And what about all that aluminium in the containers....
Love Your Leftovers – Coffee

Love Your Leftovers – Coffee

Leftover Coffee Coffee grounds – do you do anything with yours once you have enjoyed your lovely fresh coffee? The leftover grounds are coarse and acidic.  I usually just chuck them on the compost heap, the worms love the nitrogen in them, or I tip them at the...
Love Your Leftovers – Bread

Love Your Leftovers – Bread

The simplest way to avoid waste is to keep your bread in the freezer. Slice it first if necessary. Then just take out what you want , when you want it. That way, you won’t ever have any stale bread. Even if you are that organised, bread is one of the most wasted...

Bacon & ketchup paste, BLT on the cheap!

Had a lovely twiddly play in the kitchen yesterday. Made some more Fruit & Nut Case paste. I had enjoyed the last of the previous batch on a couple of crispbread. Spread generously, and topped with value soft cheese, it was a glorious interval in a busy day. When...
Chow mein, 61p. Lots of variations

Chow mein, 61p. Lots of variations

Although our favourite takeaway is an Indian one, we also like a Chinese now and then. When we do, we invariably get the same things each time, including a plain chow mein. I’ve been meaning for ages to work out how to make it so that it is as similar to the...
Long walks and deep discounts

Long walks and deep discounts

Walking today Had a lovely walk today. I said to Mike that I was getting a bit tired of the walks we had been doing in Eastbourne and that we needed to find some more pubs to eat in. New Pubs So during the week, he looked on Google and the map and found some. We...
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