Today!

Well, the painting of the spare room is well underway, and in a spat of productivity, I found time to make an array of salads…. yes, an ARRAY! My sister was a little bemused as to why I was making 3 different types… an my answer is simple- as a vegetarian, the more the merrier…

Pizza preparation

Well, yesterday afternoon some of my students came over for some revision and pizza…. so I kept back some of the dough, and made mini-pizza’s today ready to be bento-ed later on.  And the best part is that I totally know what all the ingredients are, so no worries over nasties in the food. The…

Snacking in the hospital

Well, today was a total rush to get through.  I had a hospital appointment related to my broken ankle and subsequent operation.  As the radiographers were about to go on strike on Friday, the x-ray was back-logged and rushing to get through all the patients. But for once I was sorta prepared! A rushed snack,…

Good Morning!

What I had not anticipated this week was that darned daylight saving!  I have never felt so tired in the morning.  It was a struggle to get up and fix lunch for the husband and myself- but it is done, and I am feeling rather proud of my efforts…. so proud I am blogging instead…

The Frittata Master

Well, I am the Master of the Frittata… self proclaimed.  So, as I am currently in my “get back into bento shape” mode, here is my legendary instant frittata… 😀  Turn the oven on now… I usually cook at 180 degrees c. 1.  Potatoes.  I prefer to use 2 red desiree potatoes.  Slice and boil…

Getting back on track

After what has to be described as the CRAZIEST YEAR EVER I am hoping to be back on Bento track. For those of you who did not know, I changed jobs this year, and started teaching Drama…. I have described this as catapulting from one chaotic moment to the next, hurtling towards the next performance. …