Defined as ‘a bowl which is packed so full that it has a rounded “belly” appearance on the top, much like the belly of a buddha’, buddha bowls might sound like just another food fad…
I don’t really know what’s up with me, but I seem to have caught the cucumber bug. As in, I’m absolutely obsessed with anything cucumber. Cocktails, mocktails and all the cucumber salad combinations, I simply can’t get enough of it.
We all have different ways to tell Spring has sprung. For some, it’s as simple as looking at the calendar. Past the Spring equinox? Good. Here’s your answer. For others, it’s the blooms and the cold-but sunny days.
I suppose it’s a matter of habit (my mum used to add yellow curry powder to her cauliflower cheese) but in my mind, there’s something very comforting about the association of sulfur-y cauliflower and fragrant curry powder.
Since Christmas is over, I don’t think there’s been a day I haven’t been day-dreaming about summer. Long, warm, sunny days, sunglasses, sundresses, day trips to the beach and picnics in the park… I simply can’t wait for it all.
When it comes to packing your own lunch, raise your hand if you always start the year full of grand plans and good intentions, only to give up a few days later because GOSH WHY DOES IT TAKE SO MUCH TIME AND EFFORT?
Roasts with rivers of gravy, creamy cheese, followed by a big batch of cakes and puddings… Christmas food is nothing if not indulgent. But it absolutely doesn’t have to be like that all the way. As for most things in life, it’s all about balance…