Archive for September, 2011

Sunday is marathon day. Gulp. I’ve been training for months.  But not quite as hard as I could have, perhaps.  The longest run I’ve done in preparation is 18 miles.  People keep telling me that’s fine: if I can do that in training, I can do the extra 8.1 miles on the actual day.  I [...]

Read Full Post »

Rosemary Roasties

Excuse my prolongued absences recently.  My head is full of running and working and other non-food/blog related stuff.  That might change after next weekend though… Until then, here’s David’s favourite potato dish, at the moment.   They’re like a cross between chips and roast potatoes.  No bad thing at all! Rosemary Roasties Floury Potatoes Rosemary, chopped [...]

Read Full Post »

Loch Ness Marathon

There’s only two weeks left until I run the Baxter’s Loch Ness Marathon.   Off out this morning to run 13 miles, the last of my longer training runs, then I’ll mostly be relaxing and psyching myself up for the big day. As I’ve said before, my main reason for running is to raise money for [...]

Read Full Post »

Sweet Potato Parcels

I was saving this barbeque idea until the warm summer weather arrived and now autumn is here. It’s warm somewhere in the world, right? Rosemary & Sweet Potato Parcels Cut the sweet potatoes in to 1.5cm chunks.  Toss with olive oil, salt and pepper.  Double over some tinfoil, approximately 20cm square, and pop a pile [...]

Read Full Post »


Settling into a new job and training for a marathon has led to a lot of pasta being eaten in this house lately.  One of our favourite dishes at the moment is the following courgette, garlic and chilli pasta.  It’s super-easy, super=quick, carb-tastic and (hooray!) helps us use up some of our garden courgettes. Courgette, [...]

Read Full Post »


Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 96 other followers