Tag: cheese

Cheese, Peach & Quinoa Salad

Cheese, Peach & Quinoa Salad

The cheese I used for this recipe was a white stilton flavoured with mango and ginger. It was a really good combination of creamy, spicy and sweet and perfectly complimented the other flavours in the dish. It would also work well with a stronger blue 

Foodie Adventures in Paris – Part 2

Foodie Adventures in Paris – Part 2

In the first part of my foodie adventures in Paris, I describe my experiences around our evening meals. However we also experienced so much more during the day. People aren’t lying when they claim that there is a bakery on every street corner in Paris. 

Blue Cheese & Beetroot Lentil Salad

Blue Cheese & Beetroot Lentil Salad

This speedy and tasty salad is great for a warm summer evening. Yes it is quite a high fat meal, but there is some definite nutritional value to it as well. Adding walnuts not only gives it an extra crunch for texture, but also adds 

The Healing Power of Food

The Healing Power of Food

Since Libby passed away a few weeks ago, I must admit my highly nutritious athlete’s diet has been a little suspect. For the majority of the time I’ve still been able to stick to my general diet guidelines that I describe in my blog post 

Grilling

Grilling

There is nothing more appealing than the smell of grilled cheese, or bacon in the kitchen. It never fails to make me feel hungry. However, I have a love/hate relationship with my grill. It is a lot healthier to grill than fry things like meat 

Recovery Week Nutrition: Or Lack Of

Recovery Week Nutrition: Or Lack Of

As I have mentioned several times lately, last week was a rest week for both myself and Neil following on from the Track World Championships. Recovery is just as important as training and this needs to be both physically and mentally. Therefore when i’m having