I don’t really cook a lot when C travels, as I find it incredibly dull to cook for myself every evening. Instead I tend to make a big bath of ‘something’ on Sunday or Monday and then eat my way through whatever it is throughout the week. Not very inspiring, but practical. Keep Reading
Have you ever made something that was so incredibly good that you even surprised yourself? You think- how on earth could I have made that?
That was exactly my reaction on Saturday when I made this Shrimp Bisque for ‘C’ who was returning home after a week-long business trip. Although rather time consuming, and I had a few kitchen cock-ups, the end result was worth it. The flavours were so deep and rich that I could not stop myself from dipping my spoon into the pot every few minutes while I was making it, just to re-confirm that it really was that good.
It has been weeks since I hit the gym and I have absolutely no excuse other than I just have lost all motivation and umph. It’s silly really – as I know how intrinsically my mood is dependent on my exercise levels, in fact my mood follows this very simple equation:
Alex + Food + Exercise = Happy and energetic
Alex + Food – Exercise = Moody, listless, feeling fat and horrible to be around (sorry ‘C’!)
It’s funny, when I was working full time in Singapore and had full busy days, I felt so motivated and organised and was always able to fit in a workout every evenings of the week. Now, when I am unemployed and have all the time in the world…I struggle to find time. Keep Reading