Author Archives: Nuala

About Nuala

Geeky feminist Irish woman living in Scotland. Has two daughters and a lot of yarn. Really likes hummus.

Recipe: Coconut and Greens Noodle Soup

I found this soup recipe in The Sunday Times magazine – I’d picked it up when out and about somewhere and pocketed it to try the recipe. It was a success. I blow hot and cold about fresh coriander but … Continue reading

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Recipe: Sweet Potato cakes

This is a variation on a recipe from the Yo Sushi! cookbook – the kids bought it for me for Christmas. The originals are made from pumpkin and are one of my must have choices when the kids convince us … Continue reading

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Recipe: Leftover Chicken tacos – more of a method, really

This isn’t pretty, so no photos, but it is tasty. The kids ate at the party they went to this morning, so I needed a quick lunch but wasn’t constrained by their campaign against taste. If I had raw chicken … Continue reading

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Recipes: 2 soups

  So it turns out keeping the kids back from this soup for long enough for me to take a decent photo was pretty much impossible. Turkey Noodle Soup 2 turkey steaks, sliced into strips 1 litre chicken stock (I … Continue reading

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Recipe: Watermelon cooler

It’s been a beautiful day here and when we got back after Woodcraft Folk I decided I needed to use the aging watermelon to make a cocktail. 3 measures vodka 1 measure sugar syrup Half a watermelon, thoroughly muddled. Mix … Continue reading

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Recipe: Peach Cobbler

Really, a cobbler is for later on in the summer, when the fruit is getting a bit old and past it, not now when they are just starting to appear in the shops.  But I foolishly left the peaches in … Continue reading

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Leftover pork tacos

I roasted some pork shoulder last week. And have had lots of leftovers. Yesterday’s soup wasn’t documented but I remembered to take this snap before eating tonight. I fried some onions,  added garlic and sliced chilli once the onion was … Continue reading

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