Go Gords!

As a rule I really do NOT like or watch reality TV.  But I am completely addicted to anything with Gordon Ramsey helping failing restaurants and their disillusioned owner/chefs out.  I especially like the American version, because they really don’t get the Pommy Gordon, at all and they always refuse to…

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Trout Princess

My dad spoils me. Not with money or cuddles or cars or the sorts of things other fathers spoil their daughters with.  My dad spoils me with smoked trout. I am a very lucky girl, and a much loved one going by all the trout we get. Smoking things is Dads…

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Good Ol’ Standby

Don’t hate me: my kids are good eaters. They love meat, they love fruit, they love home baked, they love dairy, they like herbs from the garden and they like veg a fair bit. Fortunately for me, their natural competitiveness with each other only increases their individual lists of desirable…

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