5 Things to Love This October

Although I can find the longer nights difficult, I’m not one to mourn the end of summer. To me, autumn signifies the start of real beauty in the natural world; the foliage colours, the way the woods start to smell, the beauty of the light in the early morning and the opportunity to see sunrise and sunset a lot more often.

Chicken Stew

British Jewish Penicillin with an Asian Twist This is great for using up any leftovers from a roast, is budget friendly and healthy. This post is more of a guide than a recipe. My version bears only a passing resemblance to the stew my grandmother made in that it contains chicken and carrots – I…

Make Challah for Shabbat

Despite my lack of religious belief I recognise that there is a power in the routine and structure of keeping Shabbat. It’s a difficult acknowledgement for me because I seem to fight both routine and structure at a visceral level, but Friday night was an important part of my childhood and I kept that desire…