Food

It’s beginning to look a lot like…an easy mince pie recipe

It’s beginning to look a lot like…an easy mince pie recipe

Well yes, it is beginning to look at lot like Christmas and, courtesy of this easy mince pie recipe, the aroma of these freshly baked goodies wafting through the house also makes it smell like Christmas. When I first arrived in the UK I was […]

From waste to wow: banana bread

From waste to wow: banana bread

Having a bunch of spotted-skinned bananas sitting in my fruit bowl is definitely not a sight I cringe at: for me it is the thumbs-up for turning this bendy fruit from waste to wow: enter the world of banana bread. Now, the name in my […]

Summertime sweetcorn

Summertime sweetcorn

When my Riverford organic vegetable delivery arrived I was thrilled to spy three perfectly golden sweetcorn: summertime right there in my box. Wrapped in nature’s best packaging aka leaves with a tuft of what looked like wild hair on top, these fabulous parcels were destined […]

“Who is coming for dinner?”

“Who is coming for dinner?”

Well, “who is coming for dinner?” was the exact question I asked a couple of weeks ago when I invited a group of friends and friends of friends to come to the very first Proper Nosh supper club. The aim was to do a trial […]

Exciting times – a new chef on the block

Exciting times – a new chef on the block

Exciting times here at Proper Nosh. To be honest, the last few weeks have been a bit of a whirlwind. Running my weekly health and wellbeing course with Coreability and getting over the last of this winter’s colds were part of it. With the dreaded […]

Variety for health: Buddha bowl

Variety for health: Buddha bowl

Eating a healthy balanced diet doesn’t have to be complicated: think variety for health. As long as you include lots of fresh plants, i.e. fruits and vegetables, as well as wholegrains, you are on the right track. One of my favourite ways to eat the […]

Food waste and what you can do about it

Food waste and what you can do about it

Few topics make my blood boil as much as the issue of food waste in our Western world.  The amount of food wasted by industry, supermarkets and private households is simply unacceptable.  Just thinking of the resources squandered makes me want to weep.  Have a look at the […]

Hygge: get some hygge in your life with comfort food

Hygge: get some hygge in your life with comfort food

Whether you call it hygge, cosy or comfy – this time of year in our part of the world calls for comfort and particularly comfort food. When it is raining or snowing outside for me nothing is more soothing than a big bowl of soup. Even […]