Talking Borax

Happy New Year From ‘Ome Made!

Posted by on Dec 30, 2014 in Reviews, Talking Borax
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So 2014 has been an interesting year… ‘Ome Made went from being a blog to a business. After many years of thinking about it, talking about it… we went and did it! ‘Ome Made products are now in some shops and we have a couple of markets under our belts. We are now looking forward to … Read More →

‘Modern’ Cooking?

Posted by on Oct 2, 2014 in Talking Borax, Trends
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So apparently Fusion Food is now a dirty word with those that are in the know… or care! It’s now called ‘Modern cooking’. So ‘Modern Cooking’ consists of taking flavours from one country and mixing them with another. For instance Korean seems to be a modern trend at the moment along with American style BBQ … Read More →

Withnail & Us… An ‘Ome Made Update.

Posted by on Sep 17, 2014 in Talking Borax
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So what’s been happening on the ‘Ome Made front? The ‘Ome Made products have started to be seen on shelves in certain outlets and I did my first Food Fair, which was great fun and I had some fantastic feedback on the products. I also met some great fellow local producers and MissT & Dj … Read More →

Eat What You Want… Diet?

Posted by on Aug 27, 2014 in Talking Borax, Trends
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We don’t do diets in our house. Or at least I didn’t think we did. Then I Googled ‘diets’ out of interest. Crikey! We have the 5:2 diet, Dukan diet, Paleo diet, Atkins diet, Alkaline diet, Cambridge diet, South Beach diet, Slimming World diet, Slim-Fast diet, LighterLife diet, WeightWatchers diet, Rosemary Conley diet and Jenny … Read More →

Rebel, Rebel…

Posted by on Aug 19, 2014 in Talking Borax, Trends
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  Those that know me will know I have always been a bit rebellious. Not for any reason. I just didn’t like doing as I was told or what was expected of me. A rebel without a cause! These days I still like doing my own thing. Not following the crowd. Not following the latest … Read More →

An Unexpected… Pudding

Posted by on Aug 17, 2014 in Recipes, Talking Borax, Trends
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It was a nice sunny day in the summer holidays. We had said our good-byes a few days before to our child from Belarus that had been staying with us for a few weeks healthy respite. So it was just Us and our Kids. Time to chill out and relax. Our Kids had been eager to get their bikes … Read More →


Posted by on Jul 20, 2014 in Talking Borax, Trends
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Apparently it is my fault that we’ve all been poorly since May. All because one dinnertime I pointed out the fact that we are very lucky to have 4 very healthy Kids who at most just get a sniffle every now & then…… Then 3 days later Lil’MrM walked out of school with bright red … Read More →

‘Ome Made Business…

Posted by on May 5, 2014 in Talking Borax, Trends
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After 21 years of working in the catering industry as a Chef/Manager I found myself… ‘in between’ jobs, shall we say. After pondering about working for myself for a few years I decided to take the plunge. And there it was… ‘Ome Made is officially a Business! ‘Ome Made available for your home! The Blog … Read More →

‘Ome Made Kebab

Posted by on Apr 26, 2014 in Recipes, Talking Borax, Trends
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‘Ome Made Kebab I have been fond of kebabs since my beer swilling teenage years… You could not beat that garlicky, salty meat stuffed into a pita with slice cabbage, grated carrot, raw onion, sliced tomato and cucumber then drizzled with lemon juice, yoghurt & mint and hot chilli sauce after a night out on … Read More →

Happy Happy Holidays!

Posted by on Apr 21, 2014 in Talking Borax, Trends
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Happy Happy Holidays! We love school holidays in our house. It’s even better when the weather is good, because after a wet winter with 4 bundles of energy bombing around in the house & climbing the walls, we were getting a wee bit fractious temperament wise. For the first winter in a long time we … Read More →