Seven days of salad and everyday something new

Personally, I am not that keen on tight dresses. They are supposed to be sexy but for most people just cruelly show every unflattering gram of flesh. My friend was recently victim of one these outfits when we went to a BBQ. One of the guests pointed at her tummy and sweetly inquired if there…

Salad Dressing – The Soul of Salads

Last week an old school friend visited me. I hadn’t seen her for couple of years so of course we had loads to catch up on. On top of that I wanted to impress her with the beauty of London. I had a secret plan to make her fall in love with the place and…

Prepared to Party!

A few days ago I woke up to the beautiful warm sunshine, and feeling energized I decided to celebrate the late arrival of summer by inviting a couple of friends over to my house for an impromptu shindig. I called my friend Jenny and to my surprised she turned my invitation down! In an honest…

Eating on £2.00 per day: Day 8 – Terrific Turmeric

Day 8 – April 12th It’s my final day eating on £2 per day and I think I have developed a turmeric habit! Turmeric, this beautiful golden-orange spice is my staple ingredient. Turmeric marries well with most dishes – it complements any kind of poultry or seafood by giving it a warm colour and accenting the…

Eating on £2.00 per day: Day 7 – Brilliant Brown Rice

Day 7 – April 11th Brown is the new white, or at least it is when it comes to rice! Last night I was excitedly telling a friend about the nutritional virtues of brown rice and how a fairly small plate of it makes you feel full. She said offhand that she had cooked it a couple of…

Eating on £2.00 per day: Day 2 – Purple Potatoes

Day 2 – April 6th Today my trip to the supermarket was more exploratory than usual – I was looking for good quality ingredients with big discounts. In the reduced item section I came across a bag of Albert Bartlett Purple Majestic potatoes. Original price: £2.20 for 1.25kg – reduced to 49p! What a find!…