This is the challenge I have set myself for the next thirty days. --- Phase one: Classical Carnivorous Diet, exploring fats. Fire. Phase two: Ovolacto-carnivorous Diet, exploring cultures. Earth. Phase three: Paleo keto Omnivorous Diet, exploring balance. Quintessence: Fire, Earth, Air, Water, Raw. Phase four: Ovolacto-vegetarian diet, exploring grains. Air. Phase five: Vegan diet, exploring … Continue reading The Food Diet Challenge
Daddy Alsum started an incredibly brave, and distinctively difficult journey today. In fact, we all have - the kids and myself included. Daddy Alsum will be spending the next four weeks in treatment away from the family. He reached a pivotal moment in his life, particularly regarding his mental health. As part of this time, … Continue reading Taking a journey
Truth prevails - the motto of the Czech republic. The truth is that I don't know much about this European nation. Prague is a pretty popular holiday location for young Britons thesedays, so I have seen many photos of the impressive Bohemian architecture on the Facebook. It looks like a very beautiful country. As for … Continue reading Honoring the food of my readers: Czech Svíčková
It's the day before America redeclares its independence. As you may be aware of by now, we are an Anglo-American family [read that literally, not as "white people"]. I am English - born and raised in England. Daddy Alsum is third generation American - with his paternal great-grandparents emigrating from Friesland, The Netherlands. Lark, Hart … Continue reading Happy 3rd of July!
After a hiatus, I am hoping to get my act together and return to real cooking and writing. I have been expending all my energy on raising our little Alsums and holding up Daddy Alsum. Fitche has been slow to gain - which has meant that I have devoted a lot of time and effort … Continue reading Happy Summer 2018
Portugal is the first country in this series so far that I have actually visited myself. This Mediterranean nation has a lot of beautiful coastline and other extraordinary geographic marvels. I could have picked any number of fish dishes, but I decided to go with a popular street food. Sandwiches are fantastic. I just rediscovered … Continue reading Honoring the food of my readers: Portuguese Francesinha
Welcome to the world, Fitche. Born on Wednesday, March 28th. Weighing 9 lbs 4.5 oz Measuring 21" long