Top 12 – October

So I thought September flew in, well October just whizzed past! I'm a bit late with my October round up, with it now being November, but hey better late then never and yeah I've cut it down from my top 15 to my top 10, basically because I've barely had any time to do anything. … Continue reading Top 12 – October

RECIPE: Joe Wicks Ginger Chicken

Kinda became a little obsessed with this Ginger Chicken Biryani in October, made it loads and randomly preferred it cold the next day for lunch (not cold, cold, but room temp).  It’s a recipe I got from the Joe Wicks Cooking for Family and Friends that I actually borrowed online from Libraries NI, PREP 15 MINS        … Continue reading RECIPE: Joe Wicks Ginger Chicken

Recipe: hot tomato soup

It's definitely that time of the year where living off soup is 100% appropriate, it's also great because you can raid your cupboards and fridge and throw something together. This is one of those soup recipes; I had all the ingredients in the house and a lot of the fresh things were nearly going off, … Continue reading Recipe: hot tomato soup

Recipe: Beef Kofta Curry with Sag Aloo

Struggled to find the recipe of this Hello Fresh meal online so I'm writing it up for you all off the card I received with my delivery ages ago now.  So let me get to it, here's the recipe, (with a few tweaks as I can't remember all the exact amounts that came in the … Continue reading Recipe: Beef Kofta Curry with Sag Aloo

Starfish Cafe @Cairn Bay Lodge

Not new, but another of my favourite local places to eat as it's just round the bay from my house, is local business The Starfish at Cairn Bay Lodge. Hands up, I'm bad and didn't have a picture of the front of the The Starfish at Cairn Bay Lodge so I took this one from their Instagram page. … Continue reading Starfish Cafe @Cairn Bay Lodge

The Yogurt Tree, Bangor

Another new, small local business to hit my little hometown of Bangor is The Yogurt Tree.  They opened back in December and are Bangor's newest frozen yogurt bar! Located at the end of High Street Plaza, on High Street in Bangor, Co.Down (map) Opening Times Monday - Saturday  11am - 5pm and 6pm - 9pm The Yogurt … Continue reading The Yogurt Tree, Bangor

Healthy treats

Tried out a couple of recipes from this month's Sainsbury's magazine last night. Some cashew-date energy balls and maple peanut butter raw 'fudge'.  I hold my hands up, some of the ingredients I just substituted for what I had in the house.  I can be a weirdo with textures and tastes of foods so didn't … Continue reading Healthy treats