Favourite Granola

Favourite Granola

A couple of years ago I became very conscious of the number of ways in which packaged food is enhanced to strike the bliss point of taste – that perfect intersection of fat, sugar & salt, that sets us up to crave ever saltier, sweeter and fattier foods,...
Date & Nut Loaf

Date & Nut Loaf

After a long walk with the dogs, we like nothing better than to curl up with a book, a cup of tea and a fire in the fireplace. Of course, one never wishes to have what the Irish peculiarly call a “dry cup of tea”, an expression I’ve never been able...
Sundays with Nick

Sundays with Nick

Nearly half a lifetime ago I met Nick and Fannie Saccente. In-laws of a business colleague, they would later claim me as an adopted daughter. I was proud of that. I met them during my corporate years while working as a Human Resource executive in the financial and...