Everyday life of a foodie


August 2016

Cinnamon Salmon

This is one of my favourite things to cook. Mainly because it’s a combination of flavours most people haven’t tried and it’s always a pleasure to see peoples faces as they (after a very skeptical start) come around to the idea of cinnamon on salmon. Unfortunately I can’t take any credit for the combination, my mum has been cooking this for many years and where she got it from I have no idea. It wouldn’t surprise me if she took the wrong jar once and sprinkled cinnamon rather than a herb on there. Almost like when my friend Peter put cayenne instead of cinnamon in his apple crumble…. I wouldn’t recommend that one though! Continue reading “Cinnamon Salmon”


Mushroom risotto with chicken 

So after eating out for days and days and days I was finally back in my own kitchen today and on the menu was risotto. I love risotto but for years I told myself that it was SO difficult to make and that it wasn’t worth risking as it fails too often. And when I decided to finally try it out, without sounding too cheeky, I realised it was so easy! To quote Take That “have a little patience” and it will sort itself out pretty much.

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