My mum taught me how to make great soup, she had the ability to make soup out of anything and it always tasted like a ‘hug’. Mum’s soup healed everything, it was always rustic, always highly nutritious and always just the right thickness. Even as a mid thirty something woman I would call her fromContinue reading “Soup saved my life.”
I have been asked about an “icecream” for dysphagia. I found (via trial and error) that I could not tolerate cheaper icecream. It made me cough and aspirate quite badly. The dearer the icecream the better it went down … funny that, bit like Champagne (sparkling wine for you Australian’s) and perfume. Ingredients 2 largeContinue reading “Banana Icecream (1 ingredient)”
At a time when I should have been eating I wasn’t. I had dropped to my lowest weight just above 50kgs. It was following head and neck cancer surgery, removal of a tumour, both tonsils, 1/3rd of my tongue, 30 lymph nodes, 30 rounds of radiotherapy and 6 weeks of chemotherapy. Eating was the lastContinue reading “Eating Rites.”
There is something womb like about hot ladled chicken broth and when you add free range eggs, lemon juice and rice it wraps you in its arms with the gentlest of hugs. Here’s how to get your soup to hug you.
I had had enough, I wanted to eat and I wanted flavour personified and I wanted it now. Soft enough to chew, wet enough to swallow and pretty enough to admire, enter Palak.
I had my fingers stuck in my ears, la la la laaaaa, no I don’t want to hear what you do in a biopsy to ascertain whether or not you got all the cancer in my throat and tonsils. You have prefaced this description by saying it is barbaric. Enough said. May 2019 and IContinue reading “I am ready to break up, we will just do a biopsy to make sure.”
All that was left on my local supermarket shelf by way of pulses was a lonely single packet of green lentils.
Thick, smooth and easy to swallow, It’s not censored but it probably should be. Chia seed pudding – my nirvana.
An excerpt of my upcoming book : Easy Follow Easy Swallow, like and follow to keep up to date with launch dates
When you are handed your death sentence and other ridiculous outcomes.