Pistachio nuts for cardamom kheer recipe

I love cardamom kheer, it takes me right back to India.  One of my favourite places to order kheer is Ayur Pak restaurant in Tapovan, Rishikesh.  This restaurant is a hidden delight and is a tranquil place to escape the hustle and bustle of the surrounding streets.  The lush gardens are an escape from the […]

the practice seth godin

I don’t know about you but I’m enjoying the long stretch between Christmas and New Year to catch up on reading books, listening to podcasts, watching movies and taking rest. I have finished Seth Godin’s new book, ‘The Practice – shipping creative work’ over the holidays.  An inspiring book that encourages creatives to do the […]

A quick, easy and cheap meal for one, perfect meal for winter evenings. Serves 1 Prep 10 mins / Cooking 20 mins Ingredients 20cm x 20cm square of puff pastry 2 tbsp passata Salt and black pepper 1 pinch dried oregano 1/4 mozzarella ball, torn into chunks A few spinach leaves 1 egg Method 1.  […]

It’s been a while since I last posted to my blog.  2020 has been a challenging year for all and I hope you are doing ok.  I have been cooking and creating throughout the year so I thought I would post one of my favourite dishes. Harissa shakshuka is a versatile dish that can be […]

Neal’s Yard Remedies Wild Rose Beauty Balm is one of my all time favourite beauty products.  It’s an amazing all-round product that leaves your skin feeling radiant and it smells divine. Here’s a DIY version of this beauty balm.  These natural ingredients are easy to buy and it’s really simple to make at a fraction […]

Laura’s ‘Big Emotions – Mindful Music for Little People’ book and audiobook couldn’t have arrived at a more timely period.  We are 10 weeks into lockdown and everyone, including children and their parents, are needing extra support at this time. ‘Big Emotions’ is a musical wellbeing book for 3-7yr olds (EYFS & KS1). Emotions can […]

“It’s both embarrassing and frustrating when you discover your well-meaning attempts at heroic leadership have kept you and your team stuck in a cycle of mediocrity. You’re exhausted, they’re frustrated, and everyone’s underperforming. Dave McKeown draws on wisdom and experience to give you the insights to break the cycle, and a plan to actually change […]