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I'm Ruth. I am married to Luke, my very artistic husband. We live in the beautifully diverse city of Bradford, West Yorkshire.
Currently I work as an Optometrist, but love travelling and cooking, which are the main themes of this blog.
Every week I blog a recipe which I have made, adapted or created on my FOODY FRIDAY posts.
You can read lots about my adventures in New Zealand, as well as my adventures in Brazil, Malawi, Egypt, & the Isles of Scilly.
I also love photography, researching my family history and playing the clarinet and piano.
Essencia is Portuguese for essence & means: Nature Soul Being Lifeblood For some time, I've been on a journey t...
Ingredients: Marinade: 125ml natural yoghurt 2 tbsp ginger purée 1-2 tbsp garlic purée 1 tsp garam masala 2 tbsp le...
Ingredients: 3 chicken breasts, cut into strips 1 red onion, sliced Cooking marinaded chicken 1 red pepper, sliced 1 carrot, ch...
Krummel Kucken is a German recipe, which my mum & grandma frequently made for dessert and I always remember it being particularly y...
I love pearl barley and did you know it's just as good for you as the "superfoods" grain quinao, the difference is usually...