Author Archives: Vicky

Fathers’ Day Edible Gifts

I recently made fudge for the first time. It was my big brother’s birthday, he likes fudge and I wanted to try a new recipe so this seemed the perfect idea. I packed it in a cellophane bag* and made … Continue reading

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Quick Cakes

I knocked these pretty cakes up in 20 minutes from start to finish. They are made in mini muffin cases so they only take between 12-15 minutes to cook. I had been practising decorating biscuits and I had leftover royal … Continue reading

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Cupcakes To Your Door

About a month ago I was lucky enough to be delivered some cupcakes especially for my Royal Wedding Party from Cupcakes To Your Door. Gill, who makes the cakes, became friends with me on Twitter sometime ago; she commented on … Continue reading

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Easy Chicken Curry

I love curry and I wish I could eat Indian Takeaway all the time, but the cost and calorie factor are the major deteriants. Instead I try to make my own quick, healthy alternatives. Here is a recipe I made … Continue reading

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Ainsley Harriott Guest Blog

I was lucky enough to be invited to write a guest blog for My Kitchen Table. They have a series of books by famous chefs that each feature 100 recipes. I was sent Ainsley Harriott’s 100 Meals in Minutes. For … Continue reading

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Quick Breakfast Pancakes

Here’s something for the weekend: The idea of having cooking pancakes for breakfast appeals to me. Until last weekend I have not be able to find the time, I’m always really tired in the mornings and haven’t found a recipe … Continue reading

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Student Recipe for Exam Time

I was talking with my neighbour this week and I was reminded that it is exam time. Her daughter is in her first year at Kent University; I take a particular interest in her progress because I too attended Kent … Continue reading

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New Quick Macaroni Cheese Recipe

On my meal plan section I have a quick macaroni cheese recipe, but I’ve invented a new version, which I think may be even quicker! My good friend Kate requested the recipe and so here it is, enjoy: Serves 4 … Continue reading

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Potato Boats

Now I know this photograph has a picture of a Peppa Pig character, but this is a recipe for adults and children. I made these with my son, because if I can cook lunch and keep him entertained I’ve achieved … Continue reading

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Our Royal Wedding Party

Here are a few snaps of our Royal wedding party. We had a fantastic day celebrating with family. Some of us gathered in the morning to watch the wedding together with champagne, croissants and my wedding breakfast cakes. Then later … Continue reading

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