Top Jonny Banana
Is a thing that people say occasionally round my way. If something is top Jonny banana it means its really good. I use it a lot in the kitchen. Never hurts to be proud of your work right? M grew up in Slovakia. Its a long way from Pontypridd. M asked me one day “Becky,…
It was just a meatball soup kind of day…
You know the kind of grey miserable day that January in the UK specialises in. I’d been feeling pretty low since we got back from Brighton. I was in need of comfort and what could be more comforting than a bowl of hot, slightly spicy, satisfying meatball soup. With flatbreads. Flatbread Dough 250g Strong White…
Chocolate. Its Good for You!
If you are here expecting an article on the antioxidant benefits of organic dark chocolate then I have to say sorry right now. This is not the article for you. You see I have always thought there are other ways food can be good for you. There’s the pride and satisfaction of crafting it. There’s…
We’re on Holiday!
Me and T have come down to Brighton for the weekend! We’re heading out soon to do the tourist thing but first breakfast. I think the main thing I love about hotel breakfast is that I don’t have to make it. Don’t get me wrong I used to enjoy doing breakfast shifts. Once I’m up…
Its Still Friday
I’m missing the sun so To The Wind in the Heat It is lazy the wind, In the heat of the city. Too tired today to fetch the sea. Instead it brings the spice factory. Forgive me, it whispers. At least I am still generous I close my eyes. And I smile my thank you.
On Fridays we Upload Poetry
The Anatomy of My Brain I look at the anatomy of the brain, With a certain amount of envy Oh how I wish… My brain is made of bees They have busy little lives Don’t stay inside their grey matter hives Things That Distract the Bees Including, But not limited to The trees, the leaves,…
Zen and the Art of Bolognese
I made bolognese for dinner last night. I always find making bolognese soothing. I think it is because the only time I have ever made bolognese at work is for staff food. I used to find great joy in making staff food taking food that was sub par, older burgers, fillet trim, under sized fish…
Its not mental right now
It is actually my physical health that is bothering me right now. I went back to work before Christmas having been signed off with a particularly bad bout of anxiety. I was back four days before I caught covid. I wasn’t as bad as I could have been with it (thank you thank you thank…
Hash for Lunch
Today I made hash for lunch. I just needed to use up the potatoes and the deli meats left over from Christmas. I hadn’t thought about hash in a long time. Not so a few years back. This restaurant seemed all about hash. Best seller at brunch and lunch. The prep was never ending. It…
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Welsh chef with anxiety here to share my mental health journey, recipes, snippets from the kitchen, reviews, poetry and anything else that tickles my taste buds!