Celebrate “Chip Week”! My Day at Award Winning Chippy “Fish Bone” in London

Haddock and Chips

Celebrate “Chip Week”! My Day at Award Winning Chippy “Fish Bone” in London Today starts a week of chip appreciation as Chip Week kicks off, a week filled with deep-fried spuds, and a time to visit your local chippy, forgetting the diet, to enjoy a packet of chips, or even better, fish and chips.  To… 

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Fish on Friday: Parmesan & Chive Salmon with Garlic & Nutmeg Spinach Recipe

Fish on Friday: Parmesan & Chive Salmon with Garlic & Nutmeg Spinach Recipe

Fish on Friday: Parmesan & Chive Salmon with Garlic & Nutmeg Spinach Recipe Welcome to the start of the weekend! Yes, thank God it’s Friday and I am looking forward to a leisurely weekend with a meal out planned for Sunday and some me time too. As regular Lavender and Lovage readers will know, I… 

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Healthy Fish and Chips for Fish on Friday: Baked Hake & Oven Chips Recipe

Baked Hake & Oven Chips

Healthy Fish and Chips for Fish on Friday: Baked Hake & Oven Chips Recipe It’s Friday and that means Fish On Friday for us! I know I have not posted many fish on Friday posts over the summer, but that doesn’t mean we haven’t been eating fish, on the contrary, we have enjoyed all sorts… 

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Giveaway: Win a Fabulous Scottish Fish Hamper, worth £46 delivered to your door!

Poached Salmon with Herb Mayonnaise

Giveaway: Win a Fabulous Scottish Fish Hamper, worth £46 delivered to your door! As regular readers will know, I am currently involved in a “Healthy Happy Hearts” fish challenge, where I will be eating fish at least twice a week, for a healthy happy heart! I have posted several fish recipes lately that use Omega… 

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Fish and Chips with Chablis for an Exciting Food and Wine Pairing!

Fish and Chips with Chablis for an Exciting Food and Wine Pairing!

Fish and Chips with Chablis for an Exciting Food and Wine Pairing!  I love a challenge and when I was asked recently if I would like to enter a competition to pair Chablis, one of my favourite French wines, with “Take Away” food, I was intrigued and fascinated to have a go. It’s probably true to… 

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5:2 Diet Recipes, Red Noses, Pasta Bake, Fish Pie and a Weekly Meal Plan!

Weekly Meal Planner

5:2 Diet Recipes, Red Noses, Pasta Bake, Fish Pie and a Weekly Meal Plan! My Monday Meal Plan for the week is late, I have been so busy, but I hope it will still inspire and help some of you when planning this week’s meals, as well as those on the 5:2 Diet, as I have two… 

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Giveaway: Win one of TWO packs of Fresh Wild Haddock Fillets worth over £50!

Giveaway: Win one of TWO packs of Fresh Wild Haddock Fillets worth over £50!

  Giveaway: Win one of TWO packs of Fresh Wild Haddock Fillets worth over £50! January! A time for cutting back on calories and pennies! And, a GREAT chance to do BOTH by entering my latest giveaway. John at Delish Fish has very kindly offered TWO packs of Wild Scottish Haddock, all filleted and ready to cook,… 

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Day Four on the Advent Calendar: Simple and in Season ~ December ~

Winter apples

Day Four on the Advent Calendar:   4th December Window Four: Simple and in Season ~ December ~  It is with great pleasure that I open the December’s link for Simple and in Season, one of my favourite blog challenges, and the baby of Ren from Fabulicious Food, who is entrusting me with her seasonal challenge for… 

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Lavender and Lovage Sunday Patchwork Quilt of Recipes and Photos with 5:2 Fast Day Recipes

Lavender and Lovage Sunday Patchwork Quilt of Recipes and Photos

Lavender and Lovage Sunday Patchwork Quilt of Recipes and Photos with 5:2 Fast Day Recipes It’s been a crazy week, I have been so busy with a house full of guests, as well as trying to catch up with lots of  back posts, reviews whilst cooking for eight people, developing new recipes and cleaning! But,… 

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Fasting and Feasting with Fish on Friday: Middle Eastern Tahini and Lemon Baked Fish – Perfect for the 5:2 Diet

Middle Eastern Tahini and Lemon Baked Fish - Perfect for the 5:2 Diet

Fasting and Feasting with Fish on Friday: ~ Middle Eastern Tahini and Lemon Baked Fish ~ Perfect for the 5:2 Diet IT’s a LOW CALORIE Fish on Friday post and this recipe has been made with one of my favourite types of fish, Hake. And, the recipe in question is one of my own recipes, an exclusive restaurant… 

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