Fajitas are always a winner. Ready in 20 minutes. Mid-week, quick & easy dinner. We used to buy those sachets of seasoning. You know the ones. The individual packets which say there’s enough to shake over meat for four, but you pretty much use it all up for two. they always worked well, but aren’t always the most economical way to enjoy a fajita dinner. I recently decided that we had enough spices on our condiment shelf to whip up a seasoning ourselves, and started trying out different combos. Each tasty in its own way, this one had a smoky touch which reminded me of other seasonings we’d previously had. It didn’t quite have the kick we always look for, so the extra bird eye chilies…

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Ok, so this isn’t my usual type of post. But I feel I need to discuss this. Health is so important and I’m having this constant debate with myself. So I thought writing about it on my little space, and perhaps seeing what you all think, might help settle something once and for all…so here goes… You know you’ve tried your utmost hardest, and to be honest you’re pretty darn good at what you do, but you’re starting to think and question as to whether it’s all worth it. Yep, that’s me right now. Don’t get me wrong I do enjoy what I do most of the time. It’s social. It can be fun – the culture at the agency I’m currently at is awesome…

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I’d been meaning to try this Lebanese place ever since Alex kept saying how good it was, following lunchtime trips almost every Friday with his work colleagues at his old place. This is THE place that converted Alex to a fan of all Lebanese food, rather than just a consumer of the odd kebab – yes, you get Lebanese kebabs too. It’s a middle eastern cuisine with regional influences rather than just a Turkish dish.  Stumbling across the newest branch in Bath – I didn’t realise they’d spread out across the UK so quickly – our lunch destination changed. The interiors, which run right through the restaurant, are always vibrant and fun. The patterned tiles, fun prints and pinups, and traditional ornaments and hats on…

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The all inclusive buffet on holiday always reminds me how much more I need to cook fish or seafood, and this year was no different. In Costa de la Luz for the week earlier this month we had it all, red fish, catfish, swordfish, octopus, squid rings, mussels, salmon, and all manor of other white fish fillet which I can’t remember the names of. The one thing I didn’t have however was prawns. Keen to try something new, rather than one of my trusty risotto dishes, I decided I’d whip up a red curry. Aromatic and creamy, with a good kick of spice, this went down a treat. The baby corn I opted to include in the curry added a different texture to the dish…

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Last minute deals don’t really seem to exist anymore, but leaving it pretty late to book we seemed to have got an awesome offer on our holiday this year. Not only that, the weather was amazing for September, the hotel had plenty on to get involved in, even for adults, and we came back totally relaxed. Read on to find out more… Normally I’d book our holiday as early as possible. Give us something to work for and look forward to. Something to make that hard slog at work totally worth it. I think last year we booked our September holiday in March, after I’d probably been looking since January. I was counting down from May. Haha. But this year due to changes in our careers,…

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