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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.
I remember baking rock cakes with my dad when we were young in the old tiny kitchen we used to have. Unfortunately my rock cakes have...
Essencia is Portuguese for essence & means: Nature Soul Being Lifeblood For some time, I've been on a journey t...
Ingredients: 4x 400g tins of haricot beans (can also be made with any other types of tinned beans) 4 bay leaves 2 onions, finely sliced ...
Day 4 - Saturday 9th June - Mount Somers campsite to Mount Sunday AKA “Edoras” to Mount Somers campsiteStill waking very early but managed to sleep in until 6am this morning...so getting a bit more used to NZ time. The night had been much warm...
Ingredients: 2 onions 2 carrots 3 celery stick 2 red peppers 200g dried red lentils 200g dried green lentils 3 tins chopped t...