As a Home Economics Teacher I have a vested interest in food education, teaching the next generation practical food skills, about healthy but tasty food choices, sustainability and seasonality, preventing food waste, food sovereignty, supporting local food businesses and Fairtrade suppliers, the benefits of growing your own food and ethical and environmental food choices. That’s why I am a big fan of the ‘Eat Better Feel Better’ website funded by the Scottish Government and I want to tell you why you should be too. Continue reading →
A simple but satisfying recipe, egg fried rice is so versatile and easy to throw together. So much so you’ll see in my photos that I’ve used a few different ingredients when making this dish time and time again.
Fancy a fruit boost? I’ve been feeling really run down lately so I was in desperate need of some Vitamin C. This is really fun to do with kids too, it encourages them to eat fruit and learn some skills in the kitchen – I did this as an introductory lesson with my new S1 class and they talk about it all the time. Continue reading →
Last Wednesday (29th July) I was invited by my good friend House of Herby to an event by We hae meat. Having just moved to Edinburgh I relied on old faithful, Google maps to get me to the location in Leith (somewhere I’ve only been twice in my life). I arrived to partake in a debate regarding the rightful name of one of We hae meat’s most popular products. What I would call square sausage, is known by many names from flat to Lorne sausage. I was not aware of the brand ‘We hae meat’ until tonight. They are indeed a Scottish based family-run, traditional butcher situated in Girvan, Ayrshire Continue reading →