Nelly Elliott

Newcastle based blogger, mama, creative, coffee-only with my oxygen, vegan, plus-size fashion lover and feminist.

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A busy few weeks...

I have had a rather busy week or so, which goes somewhat towards explaining the quietness on the blog. So I thought I would share a couple of the things I have been up to. Last Friday I went to an Indian cookery class with Maunika Gowardhan, an Indian chef and blogger over at Cook in a Curry. I h…

Broccoli and Cauliflower Pasta Bake

I know I harp on and on about meal planning and the benefits of being super organised. However, occasionally I find myself getting home from work with absolutely no idea what to make for dinner. These are usually the nights where Paul is busy or out and I am fending for myself.
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Caramelised White Chocolate Profiteroles.

In March we celebrated our 7 year anniversary. We are not married but always celebrate the day we met, it is handy that it was at my friends wedding so she always reminds me when the exact date was. Rather than go out and spend lots of money we decided to stay in, cook and watch a film together. …

Ruby

This weekend just gone was pretty exciting for a number of reasons, it was our 7 year anniversary, I made delicious profiteroles (more on this soon) and we got a cat! After we lost our beloved Tailsy cat last summer we were a little hesitant about jumping right into anything. However, after stumb…

I Love Cake.

So I know its been all about the healthy eating round here lately, but fear not! I still love cake. I lost my baking mojo for a while when I first started following weight watchers, I really didn't want the temptation and any attempt at low point baking just didn't seem to work for me. M…