Category: food

Week 39/2021: gnocchi revisited

Week 39: Week of 27 September 2021 21 for 2021 update Vegetable of the week (thing 2) Thing 2 is to choose a different vegetable every week from Alice Zaslavsky’s book In Praise of Veg and make a recipe from the book using that vegetable. Remember a few weeks...

Week 37/2021: the compelling frame

Week 37/2021: Week of 13 September 2021 What did I want to do better this week? Be more mindful and observant, and start to develop my capacity to explore. So, how did that go then? As I said last week, I’m struggling to remember to do it. This week...

Week 36/2021: vegerama!

Week 36/2021: Week of 6 September 2021 What did I want to do better this week? Be more mindful and observant, and start to develop my capacity to explore. So, how did that go then? I guess this a learning game, right? 21 for 2021 update Vegetable of the...

In praise of sweetcorn

Vegetable recipe of the week: chicken and sweetcorn soup This week’s vegetable from In Praise of Veg was sweetcorn, and you know what that means! Sweetcorn Soup (page 119). And taking inspiration from last time I cooked soup (or something), I also made the Fool-Proof Corn Fritters (page 116)...

In praise of potato

In praise of veg: Mash-up Gnocchi with Cheat’s Sugo Thing 2 of my 21 for 2021 list is to choose a different vegetable every week from the book In Praise of Veg and make a recipe from the book using that vegetable. This week’s vegetable was the humble potato,...

Week 22/2021: sunrises and crackers

Week 22/2021: week of 31 May I didn’t achieve a bunch of things this week, but I think I learned a lot. 21 for 2021 update Vegetable of the week (thing 2) Thing 2 is to choose a different vegetable every week from the book In Praise of Veg...

21 for 2021: week 19 review

Week 19/2021: week of 10 May 2021 What did I want to do better this week? More than one afternoon’s exercise in the week. So, how did that go then? I did two days . . . I also did the City to Casino seven km walk on Sunday,...

21 for 2021: week 18

Week 18/2021: week of 4 May 2021 21 for 2021 update This week in the Change Journal I tried out the Eisenhower Principle chapter, which I am familiar with but don’t think I’ve ever actually used. It’s a way of prioritising things according to their importance and their urgency. I’ve...

21 for 2021: week 13

Week 13/2021: week of 29 March 2021 This week, I started the last of the five habits in chapter 7 of the Change Journal (thing 4). This habit relates to a challenge I’ve started this month with Trina O’Gorman to write for at least 15 minutes every day. Trina...

21 for 2021: week 8

Week 08/2021: week of 22 February 21 for 2021 update I’m working through the Habits chapter of the Change Journal (thing 4). I’m working on doing yoga stretches every day, the pre-work routine every work day, and this week I started the end of work ritual, which feels as...