We all have our idiosyncrasies …


I just seem to have more than the average person…  and bad habits, but we won’t go into them.

Back to my idiosyncrasies, it is a much safer topic.  I don’t like to have too much food in the freezer or pantry or too many knickers or t-shirts in my drawers (too many cookbooks is just fine, as is too many kitchen gadgets).  If I think I have too much or too many of something, I get stressed.  I have been particularly stressed since I started growing tomatoes … I certainly have too many preserved tomatoes in the pantry. 🙂 Continue reading


Thai Fried Noodles with Pork and Peanuts

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We didn’t feel like cooking the other night (Maus even suggested we buy a pizza!!) but I had taken pork out of the freezer so didn’t give into temptation and request a Margherita.  As it turned out, I probably cooked this meal in less time than it would have taken Maus to pick up the pizza. Continue reading