Tag: kitchen

Blindingly Good Food is One Year Old

Blindingly Good Food is One Year Old

I find it hard to believe, but I’ve been writing this blog now for 1 year. I started it for 2 reasons really, to showcase the kind of diet I have as a full-time athlete and also to demonstrate how someone living with a visual 

Cooking in an Unfamiliar Environment

Cooking in an Unfamiliar Environment

Last week I went away for yet another training camp in Mallorca. Only this time it was slightly different. For the first time in my 10 years of being on the British Cycling Paracycling Squad, we went self-catering. Now I love cooking, and in many 

Classic Cooking Mishaps

Classic Cooking Mishaps

A lot of what I have written about on this blog focuses on how I successfully cope in the kitchen without sight. However, it would be wrong of me to pretend that it is easy, simple and that it never goes wrong. There is always 

Vitamix

Vitamix

It seems that the older you get, the harder it becomes to think of present suggestions for other people to get you on your birthday. Each year I get older, I dread the task of having to think of new ideas and things I need. 

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 

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 

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