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I'm Ruth. I am married to Luke, my very artistic husband. We live in the amazing community of East Bowling, 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.
Ingredients: 2x 400g tins of chickpeas 2x small or 1x large red onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2 tsp cumin 2 t...
If you were following my blog this time last year we (my husband and I) were travelling around New Zealand in a campervan. It was an fantas...
Overnight we were woken by the sound of russelling in the cupboards and the pitter-patter of tiny feet. Yes, we seem to have acquired some l...
A great friend is having a baby girl soon. She already has two little boys and is quite excited to be having a little girl, so I had to...
Ingredients: Filling: 2 small or 1 large onion, chopped finely 2 garlic cloves, crushed 150g mushrooms, quartered 2 large carr...