Masala Chai is a spiced tea that fills the house with the beautiful aromas of cinnamon and ginger. It’s a sweet tea that should be lingered over with friends and family.
During the summer holidays the cracks started to appear as I tried to juggle being full time Mum, writing and my mental health. I decided to give myself a break from OTC and today I’m back writing with a catch up of the special things we ate over the summer.
Being a partner to someone with post-natal depression is extremely hard. There is little support for the partners while they try to keep the world together for you. I would have been lost without Paul’s love and support throughout my depression.
Heart Health Week is a chance to remind ourselves how important it is to look after our hearts. This post is full of tasty ways to get heart-friendly foods into your diet.
This easy dish is a crispy delight to eat whilst doing your body lots of good. A great alternative to a traditional Sunday dinner.
What we’re planting in the OTC garden in March ready to start harvesting in early summer.
I love Christmastime but I have learned over the last few years that my depression can flare up in December. There are good reasons for this and finally, this year, I feel like I’ve been able to preempt them, just a little.
As the UK goes into lockdown again many families are financially and emotionally feeling the strain. This week I am doing a series of inexpensive meals that require little cooking experience. The dishes have physical and mental benefits to care for you in these difficult times.
The home cook is One Tough Cooker. We make hundreds of meals to suit the likes, needs and health of our families. It’s no easy feat and well worth celebrating.
Parenting is hard enough without demonising fish fingers! I’ve stopped looking at what isn’t happening at our dining table and started to notice how much good is going on.