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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...
Today was another very exciting day...our trip to Hobbiton (for those who do not know it is the place where the Hobbits live in Lord of the ...
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...
Krummel Kucken is a German recipe, which my mum & grandma frequently made for dessert and I always remember it being particularly y...
Ingredients: 5 chicken thighs 2 medium aubergines 2 onions 4 carrots 75g sultanas 75g apricots 2 chicken oxo cubes in 5...