Everybody has their own way of using up fruit which is just on its way out. I turn brown bananas into banana ice cream or banana bread. Apples are stewed, and strawberries become a summer fruit compote, often used in summer pudding.…
It takes a far bigger person than myself to turn down bacon. So when the lovely people at Emmett’s asked if I’d be interested in trying some, it was a no-brainer….
When it comes to nasty things lurking in the fridge, a gnarldy piece of cheese ranks highly. Everyone’s got one. An old lump of Cathederal City, a pongy bit of Castello Blue, or a slippery piece of brie that keeps trying to escape whenever you open the door….
I never thought that I was that girl who got ludicrously excited about summer holidays.
The sort of excitement where you lie out all your clothes on the bed a week before you leave, and draw up a militant list of pedicures, waxes and tans. You line up you travel shampoos next to the travel toothpaste, and a meticulously packed travel wallet, and then leap out of bed at 5am on the morning of departure like the Boots advert women….