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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.
"Pontefract cakes" cake Ingredients: Cake: 200g self raising flour 185g sugar 100g margarine 5g bicarbonate of soda ...
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 ...
We had a fun day out in Ripley, a small village near Harrogate in North Yorkshire. It is a beautiful little village with some very quaint s...
Ingredients: 200g red lentils, 450ml vegetable stock, 1 bay leaf, 100g unsalted cashew nuts, 2 onions, finely chopped 1 red peppe...
Today has been a Lord of the Rings Hogan tour day. We started off at the Weta Workshop, Luke was very, very excited!! The Weta Workshop wa...