Kitchen

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Pea Thing

Yes, you read that right, I really have decided to call this ‘Pea Thing’. On the back of a conversation with a friend we thought that it was both fitting…

Vegetable quiche
Vegetable Quiche

If you’ve read other posts in my kitchen section you might notice that they all have two things in common: 1. they are family favourites and; 2. they are quick…

Apple and blueberry crumble
Apple and Blueberry Crumble

A favourite for anyone who likes a pudding as much as we all do 😉 Ingredients For the crumble topping: 175g flour 75g butter 50g soft brown sugar For the…

Steak and mushroom pie, served with spinach and sweetcorn
Steak and Mushroom Pie

This is a fairly regular dish on our dinner table. It is hearty but not too heavy, so perfect for cooler spring or summer days, as well as being a…

Uncooked lasagne topped with grated cheese
Vegetarian Lasagne

As you may have gathered, to us nothing quite says family meal time like a good hearty dish, and this lasagne doesn’t disappoint! We use Quorn mince, mostly to save…

Chicken wrap with cucumber and tomatoes
Chicken Wraps

Sometimes when we drag ourselves in from the school run, cold and possibly wet from the winter weather which is all around us at the moment, all I want to…

Spinach and ricotta canneloni topped with melted cheese
Spinach and Ricotta Cannelloni

This isn’t on my meal planner, because it takes a while to prepare so isn’t as quick an easy as the meals featured. Despite the preparation time, it is very easy…

Banana loaf, served with freshly sliced banana
Easy-peasy Banana Loaf

We have a method of cooking when we are making things with our children that quite possibly won’t set them up to be rising stars of the culinary scene in…

Sweet potato wedges
Sweet Potato Chips

You’ll need: 3 x medium sweet potatoes (approx. 600g) 1 dessert spoon of olive oil A sandwich bag Method: 1. Peel potatoes and cut into wedges (or, to make them…

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