Marley Mojito Recipe

Once upon a decade ago, I lived in the Caribbean. This is one of my top travel claims to fame. For two years I was lucky enough to live on the far-flung island of Providenciales in the Turks and Caicos, and before this, a year on New Providence in the Bahamas. I also spent a […]

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Southwold: Beach Hutting for RNLI

A Day by the Sea for RNLI Why Norfolk & Suffolk Beaches Rock With over 90 miles of stunning coastline here in Norfok, not to mention the nearby beauty spots along the Suffolk shore, I do love to be beside the seaside – rain or shine. Why Beach Huts are a Great Idea You know […]

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Wellness Retreats for 2018

How’s everyone’s New Year’s Resolutions going? Reasonably well? And everyone else’s? Mmm. Yep, thought so. Same here. Actually, this year they’re going great because I don’t have any. Last January in a yoga class, I learnt about a different kind of New Year’s resolution – it’s called “sankalpa”. A sankalpa is an affirmation specific to […]

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How to Make the Ultimate Vegetarian Breakfast

Sponsored Post Brits pride themselves on cooking the greasiest breakfast possible, but that doesn’t mean you can’t make use of local produce and vegetarian ingredients. With that in mind, this recipe demonstrates how to create a perfect English breakfast while still supporting local communities and avoiding meat (if that’s your thing.) Feel free to alter […]

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Roots and Toots is having a make-over!

Well, call me a pineapple* and paint me indigo, after three years, Roots and Toots finally has a ‘face’! Thanks to the wildly talented Helen (my illustrator friend from Memo Helen) – thanks again love! (Isn’t she a clever one?) This nicely marks the start of a few changes I’ll be making to my blog […]

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Delicious magazine’s Pancakes with caramelised banana and homemade Nutella-style sauce

This Pancake Day I’ll be cheating. I’m not creating my own recipe this year and that’s because I recently discovered this: Pancakes with caramelised banana and homemade Nutella-style sauce. Why reinvent the wheel I thought. Oh Lord. Good job I’ve only ever attempted to diet once in my life. But it’s not as calorific as it looks. […]

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Sweet Crab, Chilli and Kale Stir Fry

The lovely folks from Debenhams sent over a delightful stash of Asian-themed cooking utensils last week! Oh the joy – especially for an Asianophile such as me. These wondrous collection of gadgets (more about these at the end of my post) inspired me to make a seasonal stir-fry with a Japanese twist. The three things […]

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