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Restaurants in Spain, Travel in Europe, Uncategorized

Casa Victor at La Manga Club

We’ve been going to La Manga for many years, it’s one of our favourite holidays. And Casa Victor is our favourite restaurant on the resort. Victor always remembers us (even though we only go once a year) and we are greeted with a complimentary half bottle of Cava. Always a good way to start off […]

Salad recipes

My yummy potato salad

These quantities are good for a big party. I took it to a braai at our neighbour’s house where there were about 12 people and it was easily polished off. It’s another dish to make at a leisurely pace, layering your salad with love and watching it develop into this masterpiece. I like to use […]

Fish recipes

Smoked mackerel fishcakes

This is one of my favourite recipes and it’s the perfect kitchen therapy. It takes a while as you need to make the mash and then assemble the fishcakes, leave them in the fridge for a couple of hours and then fry them! So leave plenty of time and spend it pottering in the kitchen […]

Restaurants in Spain, Travel in Europe

Beachside at Escuela de Pieter

I’ve got to admit to being a beach baby…maybe it’s because I grew up in a land-locked country, I just love being by the sea! And a restaurant on the beach, now you’re talking – Escuela de Pieter is the place for me! It’s along the La Manga strip, a long sleeve (manga means sleeve […]

Restaurants in London

Jamie Oliver at Gatwick

I hate rushing through airports, it stresses me out and makes me grumpy, so the beginning of my holiday feels like a real chore. As a result I end up spending quite a bit more time in them than most people, trying to find ways to make the experience as positive as possible. When we […]

Uncategorized

The rebirth of my blog

I’m upset, annoyed, sad and baffled. Why would someone hack into my blog and delete it? Clearly there are a lot of unpleasant people out there. I’ve been tweeting about it and discovered someone whose blog suffered the same fate. I asked her what she did and she said: “I cried a lot and then […]