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

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

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…

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…

Wedges of sweet potato on a baking tray
Sweet Potato Chips

Youโ€™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…

Salad
Simple Salad

The quickest, easiest salad that literally goes with anything! Handful of rocket Handful of fresh spinach Handful of watercress Sliced ice berg lettuce (slice with a plastic salad knife to…

Uncooked lasagne topped with grated cheese
Weekly Meal Planner

Weekly Meal Planner 2017 is the year when our meal planner comes back out to help finances stretch and our boys to experience a wide range of food. The suggestion…

Apricot oaty bite close up
Apricot Oaty Bites

We love these yummy oaty bites, especially on the afternoon school run during the winter when we are all feeling tired and cold. You can adapt the recipe to suit…