5 Pasta Dishes to think you are back in Italy.

Pasta is also commonly used to refer to the variety of pasta dishes, however pasta is typically the noodle made from an unleavened dough of a durum wheat flour mixed with water or eggs and formed into sheets or various shapes, then cooked by boiling or baking.
But what is more important is what makes the pasta so tasty and that is the number of different sauces that we top our pasta with. They can be as simple as a tomato Napoli Sauce or as extravagant as Crab and Truffle Sauce. Whatever the sauce is, it is the reason we love the variety Pasta offers us. Our Galley has chosen 5 Pasta Sauces to share in this blog, that will take you back to Rome.

If you are staying away from carbs you will enjoy our use ofZucchini spirals, all our sauces are suitable for use with vegetable spirals, they are a great alternative.
1. Ragù Bolognese - Authentic Bolognese Sauce
Bolognese sauce known in Italian as ragù alla bolognese or simply ragù, is a meat-based sauce originating from Bologna, Italy, hence th…

What about Eggs?

Eggs are extremely nutritious. Eating 6-7 eggs a week will not increase your risk of heart disease when eaten as part of a  healthy eating program.
According to the Heart Foundation you can eat 1 egg a day or 2-3 egg filled meals a week. For further health information on eating eggs .... Heart Foundation
The healthiest ways to cook eggs are to boil, poach or scramble them using reduced-fat milk. What you eat with your eggs is important. They recommend trying to get 1-2 serves of vegetables when you eat eggs.

Eggs make great tummy fillers we quite often have a hard boiled egg as snacks whilst sailing. They are also easy to add chopped up to the top of a salad for a quick meal. For a great start to the day making a 3-egg omelette with our favourite fillings for a satisfying breakfast prior to a passage is a great way to starve off seasickness, as we find having a full stomach with non dairy/fatty foods is the best.

Storing EggsAvoiding temperature fluctuation is critical to egg safety. A co…

6 Heavenly Smoothies that will have your Energy Levels Bursting.

Juicing and smoothies are all the rage right now. While both can boost your fruit and vegetable intake and are great for getting a variety of produce into your diet, one is the better choice. That’s the smoothie. Why? Juicing leaves behind a pulp—which contains fiber and nutrients that you end up tossing away (unless you consume it) —and thus you lose most of the benefits of whole fruits and vegetables. Blending produce into a smoothie, however, preserves fiber—and a smoothie can deliver an extra boost of vitamins, minerals and phytochemicals because it often includes fruit skins and pith. If your smoothie includes yogurt or milk, you get some calcium too. 

Smoothie-lovers beware, though: smoothies can easily turn into high-calorie, sugar-delivery devices if they include sweetened yogurt, sweetened juice, sorbet, frozen yogurt or ice cream. It is better to prepare them yourself. If you love that icy effect freeze your fruit prior to blending.

DIY smoothies reign supreme—you know what y…

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