Tag: independant living

Indian Cookery Course with the RNIB

Indian Cookery Course with the RNIB

Last weekend I went along to an exciting new project launched by some volunteers as part of the RNIB, a charity aimed at supporting people living with sight loss. It was an Indian cookery lesson, run by a lady called Kim Jaye, who like myself 

Fishy Business

Fishy Business

If I had to choose between only eating meat or only eating fish and seafood for the rest of my life, then fish would win hands down. However fish can be a lot trickier to cook and eat when you can’t see, especially if it 

Handling Meat

Handling Meat

One of my biggest concerns when cooking meat is accidentally serving it raw or under cooked. The last thing I want to do is make us ill or give us food poisoning. This especially goes for chicken or turkey. Most instructions state: check it is 

Stress Free Grocery Shopping

Stress Free Grocery Shopping

These days, doing my weekly grocery shop has become kind of like a therapy. Now, thanks to technology, I am able to do it through an app on my phone, rather than going to an actual shop and relying on an employee or worse, my husband 

Cooking on Gas

Cooking on Gas

I love this phrase. It means to be going well or functioning effectively. I quite like to use it when a training session is going particularly well. “We are cooking on gas!” Generally means that we are flying, or going fast! It is also my 

Correctly Identifying My Ingredients

Correctly Identifying My Ingredients

Over time I have come up with many different ways of identifying what spices i have in my cupboard or what is in this tin or that. Identifying the ingredients I need used to be far more of a challenge than it is these days. 

Cooking Without Sight

Cooking Without Sight

A lot of what I have learnt in the kitchen was either taught to me by my mum, through helping her when growing up, or I have taught myself through trial and error. I am not very skilled, so most of what I do is 

Blindingly Good Food

Blindingly Good Food

Hello and welcome to the first post of my new blog, Blindingly Good Food. I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I love talking about food. For those of you who know me, this is all the time. Food has become a massive