Author Archives: Halldora

About Halldora

I am a Geographer who has specialised in Public Health and International Development. I am passionate about human rights, LGBTQ issues, critical thinking, and the environment. I am also a very silly thing who likes cats, books, singing, baking/cooking and sleeping.

Cottage cheese with celery and whole grain mustard

I’m on my second week of trying out the 5:2 diet. It’s probably just the latest silly fad, but there’s something about it that piqued my interest, so I decided to give it a try. I fast on Mondays and … Continue reading

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Home made flour tortillas

Someone (Hi Maria!) just reminded me that I have this blog. How silly of me to forget! I’ve spent quite a bit of time in the kitchen lately. I made these delicious cookies last night, this amazing egg white salad … Continue reading

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Devil’s Food Cake

Strangely enough, I’m not a huge fan of chocolate cake. I like it ok, but I won’t eat a lot of it. I’m a much bigger fan of meringue, or sponge cake with whipped cream and fruit. I really enjoy … Continue reading

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Coconut Magic Balls

I have a few things that I’ve had all or most of my life, things that I plan on keeping for decades to come. One is a dresser that my mother bought for my baby clothes when she was pregnant … Continue reading

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Broken bones and KitchenAid mixers!

I haven’t posted anything since May. Oops. I have a few excuses, first I had a new job and I was busy and didn’t have much money to do anything exciting. Then in late June I broke my hand which … Continue reading

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Apple parsnip soup and carrot burgers

I’ve never been much of a soup person. They rarely make me feel full enough, probably because they usually don’t require chewing. I’m not sure what it is, but if the food I’m eating is entirely liquid (soups, smoothies, etc) … Continue reading

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Recipe dump

There are so many recipes I want to try! Here’s a list of a few of them. This asparagus and pancetta quiche. I have a thing about quiche. This kaytucky chicken. Chicken filled with cream cheese and bacon and wrapped in puff … Continue reading

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Cooking quiche and veggie pies for the freezer

I have this thing about having a lot of food in the freezer. As much as I enjoy cooking, I sometimes have days where I just don’t feel like it, and I love being able to just pull something from … Continue reading

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Birthday parties, kittens and Pasta Primavera

I slept late this morning. Actually, morning isn’t quite the right word. I didn’t wake up until 1pm. Usually when I sleep that long (yes, I’ve been known to stay in bed waaaaaay too long), I’ve woken up briefly a … Continue reading

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Buying food for the month

I was going to go to Bónus (supermarket) yesterday, but it was my first day at a new job and I had just bought myself a new MacBook Pro (which is shiny as hell!!). So I didn’t go. Instead I … Continue reading

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