Monthly Archives: October 2012

Chicken in Cream and Cider

Ingredients: 1tbsp olive oil 4 chicken breasts 1 onion, finely sliced 1/2tbsp plain flour 1/4 pint (150ml) cider 1/4 pint (150ml) double cream 2tbsp whole grain mustard a small handful finely chopped parsley Method: Heat the oil in a heavy … Continue reading

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Simple Daily Liver Flush

If you have visited me as a client, it is highly likely at some point I will have suggested you try a Liver Flush to help support and clean your liver. Ā Springtime is the best time to do this if … Continue reading

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Creamy Gnocchi

Potato dumplings are not just made and eaten in Italy, where they are called gnocchi, we first ate them, though admittedly different, in Poland several years ago. Gnocchi are generally cooked by boiling in a pan of water, however they … Continue reading

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Putting the garden to bed

Autumn is fast approaching The Mountain of Flowers, you can feel it in the air and see it in the garden; some of the trees and shrubs have already started to change colour: A few intrepid summer flowers are still … Continue reading

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Picnic Bars

One day when I was in the mood for baking I found there weren’t enough oats to make the flapjacks I fancied eating, undaunted I decided it was time to invent something new and these peanut butter picnic bars were … Continue reading

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Volcanoes

There are 15 volcanoes in Nicaragua and it is highly likely on a trip out and about you will see at least one of them, so having waited for all seismic activity to cease Katie and I took a ride … Continue reading

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When the Tide Comes in

Good (Sunday) Morning. I just wanted to share with you the lovely scene that greeted me when I looked out of the bedroom window this morning as the sun came up. This time of year the valley fills in with … Continue reading

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On Top of Old Smokey

Meat balls are, according to Wikipedia, eaten in various forms in a large part of the earth – they can be grilled, fried, steamed, poached, baked and marinated – eaten with a variety of sauces, or no sauce at all … Continue reading

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Various Veins

For many, and not just pregnant women, varicose veins can be a problem, here in Nicaragua they, sadly, are the worst I have ever seen: This is a picture I took of a neighbour of ours, Antonieta. I didn’t take … Continue reading

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