Stop, review and refresh

Being sick is just the worst, and when you're sick with a stomach bug that drains you of your energy, your appetite and your motivation it's hard to get going again. I'll spare you the details, but I've been fighting a stomach bug for over a week now. The most excitement I've had is eating … Continue reading Stop, review and refresh

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Foodie Friday – Spicy Fish & Coconut Noodle Soup

I love dishes that have a bit of fire in them, but are still light enough to enjoy when the weather is hot, hot, hot. This soup ticks both of those boxes and is just delicious. It's quick to put together and doesn't need you to spend too long in the hot kitchen. You can use any … Continue reading Foodie Friday – Spicy Fish & Coconut Noodle Soup

A Novel Idea – The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Stieg Larsson

Image Source: http://www.goodreads.com The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo is a psychological thriller, and the first in the Millennium series of novels by Stieg Larsson. The primary characters in the books are Mikael Blomkvist and Lisbeth Salander; the former, an investigate journalist and publisher of the magazine Millennium, and the latter a twenty something single … Continue reading A Novel Idea – The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Stieg Larsson

Foodie Friday – Chana Dal with Spinach & Tomato (Curry Night Part 3)

Finally, here it is (drum roll please), the third dish in the New Year's Day curry menu and I promise that you won't be disappointed. Having now cooked three dishes from Madhur Jaffrey's book, Curry Easy Vegetarian, they all have a big, fat tick besides them. Each one was delicious and I can't wait to … Continue reading Foodie Friday – Chana Dal with Spinach & Tomato (Curry Night Part 3)

A Novel Idea – not exactly a book, but an interview with Paul Auster

In a candid interview at the Guardian, author Paul Auster — who turns 70 next month — discusses his breadth of work over the decades, American life and politics in the age of Trump, and his new novel, 4321, which he refers to as the biggest book of his life. via Paul Auster: ‘I Feel Utterly … Continue reading A Novel Idea – not exactly a book, but an interview with Paul Auster

Tastebuds – Primo Bar & Bistro, St Lawrence Gap

We have a bucket list of restaurants in Barbados and this one made it to the top as we'd heard many good things about it. I made the reservation on-line, marked it on the calendar and looked forward to the day arriving. We were not disappointed, as this is the best restaurant that we’ve been … Continue reading Tastebuds – Primo Bar & Bistro, St Lawrence Gap