Pumpkin Schmumpkin

Is everybody else in the same boat as me? You’ve had pumpkins coming out of your ears?! We’ve had pumpkin everything this autumn thanks to my girlfriend’s mum. She gifted us with some incredibly giant pumpkins which she grew in her garden. We are still slowly but surely working our way through. I decided I’d…

Chilli and sweet potato pie

Hello! Welcome to yet another blog where I begin with an apology for my long absence… life. I’ll cut a long story short and tell you that I haven’t had an actual home of my own since February. This year has been an exhausting mixture of house sitting, staying with family and friends, au pairing…

Superfast Superfood Salad

My life seems a bit busier than normal at the moment. I seem to have less time for chilling, cooking and me! Some of my friends might struggle to recognise me in the street because it’s been that long since I’ve seen them (sorry!). Something I’ve noticed is that when life gets busy, the quality…

Aquafaba Chocolate Orange Mousse

Have you heard the word? The cool new ingredient on the street is aquafaba. I’m sure all you vegan foodies have been using this for yonks to whip up perfect eggless meringues. I’m probably a wee bit fashionably late to the party, but I’m so happy I’ve finally made it! I guess I was always a…

noodle soup

Magic Noodle Soup

On my return home from work I usually find myself feeling hungry as a hungry hippo and I quickly set about making something delicious before I have time to eat too many ‘during cooking’ snacks and ruin my appetite (it happens sometimes…). One evening last week my girlfriend invited me for dinner after work. She cooks…

food waste supermarket

Food Insecurity: An Ongoing Issue

I’ve been contemplating writing this post for quite a while but through fears of other people’s judgement and insecurities about sharing very personal thoughts with the world. However I have decided that today is the day that I just need to get over myself and try to put my jumbled thoughts into some sort of…

The Community Farm

I work for a wonderful independent organic retailer in Bristol. The Better Food Company’s mission is to build a better, fairer food community for everybody involved along the way. That’s why we’re so proud to support the Community Farm in the Chew Valley. We get most of our beautiful organic produce from the farm. The Community…