It's the start of a brand new academic year!
It's a thrilling, busy, hectic time of year. My new students are finding their way around the course, their Inn and dining, and settling in to life in legal London. I am meeting my students and slowly learning their names.
This is the time of year where there really are not enough hours in the day. So I don't have the time and space to set out many thoughts and observations right now.
I leave you with my Favourites list for the month with my apologies for not saying more. I include some of my recent thoughts for students on how to achieve their potential I created on Notegraphy (also posted to twitter and instagram). Maybe you are a student, or know someone close by who is. Student life can be unexpectedly tough, and you need a push in the right direction. Spare all my new students a kind thought as they work hard at making their legal dreams come true.
Baked ziti pasta with sausage, spinach and tomato: http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/Baked-Ziti-with-Spinach-and-Tomatoes-2609
Need a work or school lunchtime dish which is nicer and more flavourful than a cardboard sarnie? Here it is - chilli prawn and pasta salad: http://www.fabfood4all.co.uk/chilli-prawn-pasta-salad/
Sichuan style marinaded steak with asian style cabbage salad: http://www.bbc.co.uk/food/recipes/sichuan_steak_06764
Atul Kocchar's Malay Rojak, a street food classic:
Energy boosting oven baked blueberry muesli bars. Sounds like a lovely breakfast idea!
Busted! Yotam Ottolenghi admits he loves instant noodles! Recipes for ramen, stir fried noodles and Korean sweet potato noodles: http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2014/jul/04/ramen-noodle-recipes-yotam-ottolenghi
Vegetarian Greek Fassoulia (bean) stew: http://www.greatbritishchefs.com/community/fassouilia-greek-bean-stew-recipe
Poaching is healthy, as it is low on fat. Here's a recipe for a whole chicken with soy sauce from Tash: http://www.foodifancy.com/chicken-poached-in-soy-and-aromatics
Yummy pakoras in coconut kadhi, fab veggie VIDEO recipe by Deena Kakaya for Find Your Feet's Curry for change fundraising campaign: http://www.deenakakaya.com/2014/09/18/fyf/
What sugar does to the brain: http://comfortbites.blogspot.co.uk/2014/08/what-sugar-does-to-brain.html
Brazilian ingredients and recipes: http://goodthingsmagazine.com/ingredients-focus-brazil/
Think you need loads of fancy ingredients for home cooking? No way. All you need are 3 hero ingredients: www.nytimes.com/2014/09/24/dining/ingredients-for-weeknight-dinner-success.html
Danny Wallace - Charlotte Street
The Grand Budapest Hotel
Sympathy For Mr Vengeance
Kate Tempest - Everybody Down
Easy Star All Stars - Dub Side Of The Moon
Lee Perry & The Upsetters - Super Ape
Kelis - Food
Please note: as with every monthly Favourites List, all of these items have been selected by me simply because I love them. I do not receive any money, benefits in kind or other incentive for posting these links or recommendations.