Time to save the date – Behind The Bride

Last week we received a Save The Date for a wedding 14 months after our own. Are we really late in getting these out? Or is my fellow bride just more excited than me? Probably.  Every wedding magazine has a wedding timeline with everything you need to get done, you can almost hear the impatient…

Behind the Bride – Introduction

Three and a bit months ago Tall Hungry One made the monumental decision to buy a pricey piece of jewellery, have a serious chat with my Dad, cover our balcony in candles and lights, and ask me the most important question a man could ask apart from “poached eggs or scrambled?” Since then our calendars…

Hangover Fuel – A Table (/Bed) For One

Today I am crawling through life.  Hangover has hit me hard, like a train filled with nausea, headaches, sleepiness and sheer grottiness.  This morning I clunked around the kitchen searching for something (a frozen pizza perhaps) to cure me.  Instead I found eggs, cheese and leftover olivey-herby-mushroomy grains. So I improvised a little.  Cue a…

Asparagus Carbonara – A (different) table for two

Last week I hopped across to my parent’s house to cook for my not-so-culinary-skilled father, mum was banished to the spare room to battle the dreaded mid-season flu and warned not to surface until she was given the all clear. So I did my offspring duty and fed my father.  Dinner has always been important…