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Creamy greek yoghurt dressing

Hey guys! I’ve been diggin’ all things greek recently – I’m talking meat skewers, tasty salads, warm pitas, and some delicious dressings and marinades. Yum! Today i’m sharing with you my version of a super easy creamy greek yoghurt dressing that I just can’t get enough of right now. All you need is 6 ingredients, […]

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Olive Oil: What you need to know.

Olive Oil. A liquid fat obtained from olives. Most commonly used for frying and dressings. Right? How much is there to know about olive oils? You wouldn’t think much, but, there is actually a lot to consider. The best, freshest ingredients make a huge difference to the taste of your meals, and olive oil is […]

Blogs, italian, Recipes

Cooking for Natalinas Kitchen #2

Hey everyone! As some of you may have seen I previously wrote a blog for Italian chef Natalina Bambino from Natalinas kitchen – well I couldn’t resist another day of Italian cooking so I am back reviewing Natalinas “Cosy and casual” online class today (check the first blog on “Simple and Elegant” cooking if you […]

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Cranberry Baked Oats

Its quite literally back to porridge for me! Christmas has been and gone, I’ve enjoyed my indulgence but it’s time to get back into some good habits. I’m kicking off with my morning routine – waking early, drinking lots of water and a healthy breakfast. Using my left over cranberries from Christmas cooking I made […]

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Protein Zuchini Bites

Perfect with your morning cuppa, before the gym, after the gym, to satisfy your sweet tooth, in the car, to grab running out the door, to bring to work or to add to your fridge staples… (see my previous blog “fridge staples”). You get the picture, these bites do it all. Recipe: 1 large zuchini […]

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Fridge staples

Knowing what to stock your fridge with can be abit confusing. Shops encourage us to buy buy buy and often when you get home you find that what you’ve bought impulsively you simply won’t use, you don’t need and has cost you a pretty penny. Leading a busy life, cooking from scratch and eating well […]

Blogs, italian

Cooking for Natalina’s Kitchen

I’m always looking for ways to further my cooking or gain opportunities to try something new but considering I spend most of my year at sea a cookery class isn’t always the easiest thing to come by! That’s when I found Natalina’s Kitchen – an authentic Italian cookery school. Natalina offers cookery classes, a cookbook, […]

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Sustainable eating & shopping

Its no surprise that the world has come to a boiling point with food production, over farming and harmful packaging resulting in uncontrollable pollution and climate change. It can be difficult to know where to start when making an effort to be make more ethical, sustainable and eco-friendly choices, especially when it comes to food. […]

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Food & your mood

Growing up I always had good nourishing food. My mother is a great cook and having meals cooked from scratch every night is something, with hindsight, I can see I took for granted however, I knew no different. I was never exposed to bad food nor the negative effects that came with it. It wasn’t […]

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Surenity Food – The Journey Begins

A Ballymaloe Cookery School and Ashburton Chefs Academy graduate. Currently a student at the Health Sciences Academy studying to become a Nutritional Therapist. Food is literally life for me and I firmly believe it should be for everyone. Food has the power to bring people together and nourish your body. How great is that? I […]