• Teppenyaki at Sen Nin

    We love sampling new cuisines so when an offer for Sen Nin popped up in my inbox for a Teppenyaki meal, we corralled a couple of friends and booked straight on in. Whilst in Japan on holiday in January (what an amazing place!) we tried Yakiniku which you sit around a table (we were in the suburbs, at a table not meant for our Western legs!), but this Teppenyaki experience was the full deal. We… View Post

    Roast Stuffed Squash

    It’s quite a struggle at times to make dinner that is quick, easy, healthy AND not cost the earth. May I present to you one of my favourite dishes. Stuffed Butternut Squash. As a’ brucie-bonus’, it only makes minimal dishes.  I introduced hubby to it not long after we started seeing each other, and though a tad unsure at first about Butternut Squash, he now asks for it a lot. He even made it  a… View Post

    Country delights

    Instead of our usual short train trip home, I accidently put us on a train where the first stop is in the next County along. An hour away. Oops! It was nice to see some cows though – makes a nice change from our city-slicking way of life.

    Olympic Village Wandering – Fail.

    So after months of discussing it, we finally got ourselves over to East London, to check out the Olympic Village. We were up early, settled into our Tube seats for the cross-London journey, and came out of Stratford station armed with a wanders map. I love the random industrial pieces of art that are dotted around the site, including the below. Irreverant and gleaming they are beacons for lost travellers hoping to see Olympic glory.… View Post

    Summer fun

    Yes, you read that correctly – it now feels like summer. The last few days here have been pretty good, and our 28’ day today was amazing once we got away from our desks – sunshine, with a bit of a breeze – so we decided to get out our BBQ for the first time this year and fire it up. As a totally unexpected bonus, my box of New Zealand beer arrived which I… View Post