Courgetti Aglio E Olio with King Prawns

(Zucchini Noodles – Zoodles – with Garlic, Chilli & Jumbo Shrimp) Apparently there is a courgette (zucchini) shortage in London (I’m  actually not joking) that I was completely unaware of.  My mum told me about it – it’s been on the news and everything!  From what I’ve been hearing, everyone is on a New Year’s Health…

Hemsley And Hemsley Cafe, Selfridges, London

I can always count on my mum to want to visit a healthy restaurant with me.  We like the same kind of food and eat the same kind of diet (grain, gluten and refined sugar-free – amongst other things) so when I spent a day with her recently I suggested that we went to the…

A Hike in the Hills – High Dam, Lake District, Cumbria

See my previous post A Wedding In Windermere to catch up! The next morning we ate another big breakfast (to sustain us on our walk obviously) and checked out of the hotel.  Dan and I still had an entire day to spend in the Lake District and we decided to go on a bit of…

Fellow-Blogger Friday #2 – Courgetti Spaghetti Round-Up

You say Zucchini, I say Courgettes, you say Zoodles, I say Courgetti… I love my spiraliser!  It allows me to eat all those gorgeous pasta sauces that I wouldn’t otherwise be able to have (due to having to give up my delicious pasta).  It’s so easy to use and clean (I use this spiraliser – Spiralizer Tri-Blade Vegetable…

Courgetti ‘Spaghetti’ with Avocado Pesto and Prawns

Tonight I had my friend Matilda staying with me from Sweden, and last time she was over I saw her eyeing up my spiraliser!  Deciding to have a girl’s night in tonight, we settled on cooking a meal together and opening a bottle of wine so we’d have time for a proper catch-up!  I thought…

Slow-Cooked Lamb Shanks

The weather this week has been pretty miserable, so although this is a very unseasonal dish, it fits perfectly with the climate in London at the moment. Normally when I make a weeknight supper, I try and do something that I can pull together in 30mins or so I can walk home/go to the gym…

Caprese Chicken ‘Pasta’ with Courgetti Spaghetti

This post was published on my Courgetti Spaghetti Recipe Round-Up Tonight the weather was a bit miserable so I wanted something warming and comforting.  Not able to eat ‘pasta’ as such, I decided on cooking a Courgetti Spaghetti dish using my spiraliser.  Longing to be back in Puglia I went with an Italian theme and decided…

Dan’s Inaugural Cooking Attempt – Pasta Puttanesca

So Dan doesn’t cook…or at least he doesn’t unless I force him to.  I do all the cooking in the house, occasionally (and i mean VERY occasionally – maybe once every couple of months), he’ll play sous-chef which basically means stirring the pan occasionally and taking all the credit when it’s finished. Well tonight it…