Kitchen

Rock cakes on wire cooling rack
Rock Cakes

Rock Cakes Ahhh, rock cakes! They take me right back to my childhood. When everyone else was making beautiful biscuits, butterfly cupcakes and marbled flapjack, I was chucking the mix…

Peas on bread
Pea Thing

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

Vegetable quiche in flan dish
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…

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 cheese and served with salad
Spinach and Ricotta Cannelloni

This isn’t on myΒ 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…

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