Wednesday, 25 April 2012

McKenzie Lumbar Exercises 1

If you have back ache, maybe sciatic nerve pain, the physio suggested the following McKenzie Lumbar exercises to help. Further information: "Treat you own back" by Robin McKenzie - Spinal publications

Saturday, 21 April 2012

Rick Stein Parsley soup recipe with Chive cream

Use curly parsley, chop parsley roughly including any stalks.

Melt butter in a pan and add the parsley and chopped leeks.

Sweat the vegetables.

Add cut, boiled potatoes to thicken the soup.

Add chicken stock.

As the soup is cooking, make the chive cream:-
Chop chives, and add to cream.

Back to the soup - just before it's liquidised, throw in any remaining parsley (it keeps keep the fresh green colour to the soup) in the last minute of cooking and liquidize the soup in a food processor.

Back into the pan, add double cream, salt and black pepper.

Serve with a spoon of chives-cream in the soup.

Sunday, 1 April 2012

How to tie a Windsor knot

Watch "How to tie a Windsor knot" on YouTube

Whilst at a wedding (cracking wedding by the way, CONGRATULATIONS TO JAMES AND CHARLOTTE), I was asked to help tie a Windsor Knot.

Though that it might as well go online to help others?!