Author Archives: Vicky

Meal Plan Basics

I feel like I need a real break from concentrating on cooking so I can focus on other activities. My boy is loving craft activities and I need to switch some of my baking days for painting and gluing days. … Continue reading

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Speedy Prawn Stir Fry #2

I’ve had a busy few days with my little boy unwell on holiday in Norfolk and an overnight stay in Kings Lynn hospital. Now I’m back home and I’ve needed to keep my food quick and easy while I sort … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Philadelphia Cookbook

A big thank you to Ebury Publishing for thinking of my blog and realising that this book is ideally suited to my ethos of quick, easy recipes. It was a lovely surprise when this book arrived at my door and … Continue reading

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Fairtrade Fortnight – Chocolate & Banana Muffins

Last weekend Daddy helped us do some baking and it was really lovely to spend time together in the kitchen. Jamie is a good cook and will often cook dinner for me at the weekends, but he hasn’t had the … Continue reading

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The Encyclopedia of Sandwiches by Susan Russo

This book has to go straight into my top 10 current favourites. I asked sometime ago to review this book and I am very glad that I did! Sandwiches were officially invented in Britain, it was the Earl of Sandwich … Continue reading

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Pouring Yogurt

This week George and I have had the pleasure of testing some delicious pouring yogurt and I say pleasure because it really has been! Danone sent me some vouchers to try their Activia Pouring Yogurt and we have really enjoyed … Continue reading

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Student Meal Plan

This weekend I was watching a Mum and her daughter at the supermarket. It was clear that this was a university student who was getting a whole lot of food shopping for free courtesy of the bank of Mum and … Continue reading

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5 A Day

Ok, so here is a picture of me holding a plastic bag, not very interesting. However, it was this plastic bag from the back of the cupboard that my husband thought would make an interesting blog post. This bag from … Continue reading

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British Seasonal Food by Mark Hix

I requested to review Mark Hix‘s book for Quadrille because the more I learn about food through doing this blog the more I want to eat locally produced food. It seems so much of our food has been engineered to … Continue reading

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Budget Meal Plan

I realise I’ve rather neglected my online meal plans for awhile. Needless to say I’ve been ploughing on with them at home, saving time, energy and money by sticking to my meal plans. A fellow blogger at crumbsfeedyourfamily.blogspot.com said of … Continue reading

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