Articles filed under 'Personal'

Personal thoughts and concerns, plus pictures of my cats. Important stuff, I tell you.

On Human Anatomy and Cookie Making

Every Christmas as a child and into adulthood my mother and I had an annual anise cookie baking marathon. She’d

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Friends and food: a South East Asian dinner party

I realised this morning that I don’t have a single free weekend left before the dreaded c-word day late next

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An accumulation of Thai meals and a brief insight into my whimsical work ethic

Okay, so my MoFo theme has been South East Asian inspired and I’ve thus far been pretty much cooking nothing

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Meet my new child

Many of you probably already know of my other children, Duncan and Dillan, the two excruciatingly cute wannabe-wildcat divas who

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“Soy Milk’s Still Milk,” Say the Cats

It’s possibly, since eliminating dairy from my diet, they’ve learned to simply take what they can get. That or these

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An Indoor Vegan Picnic

Every month or two, some of my vegan pals and I like to get together for a meal out or

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Messy Vegetarian Cook in Olive Mag!

I was fortunate enough to be asked to make the pro veggie argument in the March meat vs veg issue

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A Little Bit About Me, Myself, and I

Let me start by saying I don’t normally fill surveys in. Now let me be a hypocrite and do one

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It’s a Celebration, MoFo!

Time is something which goes beyond birthdays, something more precious than a single day’s worth of shenaningans. Year after year

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Vegan MoFo III

I’m going to take this opportunity to clue my readers, browsers, and any interested parties into  a secret. Okay, well

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Veggie Understanding for the Masses

Who’s in need of a lesson in veganism? And just how do you convince them it’s all rainbows and happiness

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Broad Beans: a Cat’s Best Friend

Really, Duncan. Apparently we starve him so much that he has to resort to gnawing on vegetable carnage not quite

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For Cauliflower’s Sake!

As usual, I was late emptying my weekly veg box delivery. I found Duncan crawling amongst the contents for a

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Duncan enjoys the brassica family

This cat has a great love for vegetables and I’ll admit to spoiling him (not as bad as my husband

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Mock Meat and the Omnivore: Gaining Acceptance from the Seemingly Unchangeable

Raise your hand if you can relate to this attitude. Yes, that’s right, it’s the mother-in-law, the friend’s husband, the

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A new Messy Vegetarian Cook

A long time in the making and still a long way to go, I hope you like the new look.

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Now in Video!

Chomping down on some noodles, a real favourite of Duncan’s. Dillan is a little unsure but still gives it his

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Why it Pays to Have a Dad With Skills

The last few weeks have been a source of frustration, to say the least. My host, whose name I won’t

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Kittens Need Table Manners

Who can resist the cuteness that is a kitten? My mother is currently fostering 5 kittens for a volunteer feral

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Back in Action (ish?)

After nearly a month of being out of town, I’m back home and ready to cook. I return prepared, with

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