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It feels like Winter has beenwith us for ages, when it’s only just begun. Ever searching for the silver lining,  I’m trying to make the most of all the wonderful winter ingredients that are now in season. There’s beautiful coloured cabbages, rainbow carrots and ruby red raddishes that brighten up any salad. I always try to eat foods that are naturally bright in colour…they just feel like they’re healing the body from the inside out. I’m sure it’s exactly what your body needs and craves in the middle of winter,

Oh hi there guys. Here’s another recipe I’ve on recently. Actually it’s my sister in law, Nika’s mum’s recipe for Borscht soup. She’s Russian so you can’t get more legit than this recipe! It’s a super hearty recipe that really relies on a tasty, quality beef stock to build up the flavour. The recipe she shared with me is enough to feed an army so may have to keep this in mind when cooking it. We had it a couple of nights in a row for dinner and froze the

If you follow me on Facebook you might have seen one of my updates earlier in the week… the excitement of my latest purchase, the Jerusalem cookbook by Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi. The other day I popped into my favourite independent book shop The Hill of Content to have a little look around. As soon as I spotted Jerusalem, and had a flick through, that was it. I had to have it. It has the most amazing looking salads and even a ‘stuffed’ section. So good. All week I’ve been reading through

I had the best ‘work’ day ever on Friday. Our first port of call was to the ACMI to see the Hollywood Costumes exhibit. This is a must-see for anyone who loves movies, costume design or fashion. Tim Burton’s Catwoman costume, the Marilyn Monroe dress (you know, THE dress) and the period costumes were amongst my faves… BUT it’s not just for the girls; Seb’s ears pricked up when I told him about the costumes from The Big Lebowski, Terminator and Batman. Definitely worth checking out. It’s open until August 18th 2013 and you

This week is the first post I get to shoot with my brand new camera, woohoo! Yes, after months of research, saving and ogling I decided it was finally time to purchase my new camera. After seeing the results I’m now wishing I bought it months ago! The images are so clear and makes everything look 1000 times better than my old D90 photos (aww but I still love you D90 – all the things we’ve seen together!). I’m no technical camera geek but this camera is the business. Augh,