Epic failure…

Or why I can’t cook every day…

Tonight I did something I’ve not been able to do for years – I cooked a meal entirely from scratch. Nothing fancy, just bubble and squeak, with added onions softened in butter.

Normally I batch-cook casseroles for the freezer, or make soup and stash a large pot of it in the fridge** – both make much more sensible Continue reading

Fantasy Food Waste – a game for all the family…

UK families waste £270 a year on discarded food, say the Guardian,** cutting and pasting a press release (which it really should have opened up to comments, because generalisations, like this, are usually bollocks**).

**But see the Telegraph, below for a seriously off-the-wall figure!

By the way, did you know we had a Waste minister, Lord Taylor of Holbeach? Neither did I, and it’ll be a cold day in hell before I’ll be lectured on waste of any kind by a Tory peer, no matter how apparently humble his antecedents.

This week I’ve “wasted” Continue reading