Hypnobirthing & Me

Hypnobirthing & Me

by: Elida Zeilerbauer @hypnobirthingandme The word ‘hypnobirthing’ is often misunderstood. Hypnobirthing is both an approach to antenatal education and a set of tools and techniques that women and their birth partners can use during pregnancy to help reframe the way they feel about giving birth and to release any fear or anxiety they feel about [...]

Barrafina, London

Barrafina, London

My husband and I have spent a lot of time in Spain, a country which has captured both our hearts and our tastebuds! Before we had children, you could regularly find us sampling pinxos in San Sebastian, touring the vineyards of Rioja or the bodegas of Jerez or perhaps lazily wandering from bar to bar [...]

Cucumber ‘gazpacho’

Cucumber ‘gazpacho’

It’s summertime and a chilled soup really hits the spot on a warm, sunny day. For anyone that loves cucumbers like I do, this green take on the Spanish gazpacho makes a nice change! The recipe below makes a small starter for four (best served with crusty bread or croutons), but feel free to double [...]

“One cannot think well, love well, sleep well if one has not dined well” – Virginia Wolf

“One cannot think well, love well, sleep well if one has not dined well” – Virginia Wolf

I love this quote and it means more to me than ever since I’ve had my children! Sometimes you need a little something to look forward to after a sleepless night or a crazy morning and having eaten well you feel re-energised and more centred. It’s like pushing the reset button for a frazzled parent brain. [...]