Kohlrabi, fennel and apple slaw

This year has been the year of new vegetable discovery for me.  Before this year, I had never tasted kale, celeriac or kohlrabi…I’m sure you serious foodies are like shock horror! but I bet there are many of you out there who haven’t either and I don’t blame you, they’re ugly little buggers.

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Smoked trout and winter veg salad

So you know we have Mother’s Day and Father’s Day but did you know there is a day commerating the donut.  In fact, I bet this is something you guys don’t know and I didn’t know until I joined twitter world.  Did you know that practically every day of the year is assigned to commerating a different food.

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Swedish meatballs

The other day I took a mid-week trip to IKEA (that’s a whole other story) to purchase a few goodies.  The thing with IKEA is I always leave home knowing exactly what I need and then I get there and whoosh I walk in and I am overwhelmed with the amount of choice and the ridiculous amount of stuff that you can get for a ridiculously low price.  Kid in a candy a store. Inevitably I walk in with the intention of buying a couple of picture frames and walk out with an overflowing trolley full of Swedish genius.

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