An ode to oranges

Wow I was really impressed by your cardamom suggestions! There was Hannah’s desire to make cardamom icecream, Phil’s tip to use the pods to infuse rice when preparing it in a rice cooker and Carol’s thoughts to use it in…

Cardamom cooking

Training: Swim 1.8km / Run 7km Another double training day done! This morning started with the longest swim I have done in quite a while. I was at the pool by 6.00am, and completed 1.8km in around 45 minutes. To…

Break out the Bok Choy!

A few people have asked for the recipe for the red lentil and spinach dahl I made over the weekend. So here is the recipe: link! I doubled the recipe and had plenty of leftovers – which only developed in…

Fun in the sun

Training: Bike 48km What a wonderful day! Like yesterday, I awoke this morning to find blue skies and warm sunshine. A perfect Spring day. Mr BBB headed out for brunch at a local cafe, then on to the Thai embassy…

An Indian Affair

Training: Run 10km Thankyou for all your sweet comments about my handwriting – yes it is very neat! I am convinced it helped my grades when I was at uni as coming across a neatly written exam answer surely was…

Moves and meal planning…

Training: Ride 31km Another Friday = another commute to and from work. I must say that it was rather chilly when I set out from home at around 6.00am this morning. My fingers were numb after the first few minutes,…

Celery crunchin’

Hmmm… what’s in that bowl……???? But first  – I am so glad to see that I am not the only one with a love of mustard! I loved reading your suggested ways to use mustard too – it sure is…

Mustard musing…

Training This morning I crawled out of bed at 5.30am and headed to the pool for my before-work swim session. I increased the distance to 1.4km, and focused on breathing and technique, rather than speed (not that I am a…