Author Archives: Vicky

All About Blackberries

  Recently it has been all about blackberries in our household. My little boy loves them; he is surprisingly good at spotting even the smallest blackberry patch and despite the thorns he is able to pick them himself. Every walk … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with Fried Eggs

Necessity is the mother of invention. After I had been on holiday in Norfolk and had no meal plans to fall back on. Instead, I looked in the fridge and my store cupboard and found two useful ingredients – spaghetti … Continue reading

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Easy Chicken Curry

Here is a recipe which is popular at home. You can cook this in a saucepan or try using a slow cooker; you can prepare your meal early and have a tasty meal ready when you get home from work. … Continue reading

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Marguerite Pattern

Marguerite born 1915 became a home economist for the Ministry of Food during World War II. She provided ideas for rationed food and became well known when her ideas were broadcast on BBC radio in a programme called Kitchen Front … Continue reading

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Spiced Plum Chutney

This week my brother and I took Baby G to our local fruit farm. We picked lots of plums and my husband and I turned these into chutney. Our recipe is taken from Marguerite Pattern who, despite being a British … Continue reading

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Easy Meal Plan

A few weeks ago I wrote a really basic meal plan but it worked so well for me that I had to share it. I found everything I cooked quick and easy to do, nothing was expensive and I had … Continue reading

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Cauliflower Cheese for Dinner

Last week I cooked cauliflower cheese for dinner. My Mum used to cook this for us when I was little and she made it into a whole meal by adding bacon, tomatoes and serving it with toast. I always think … Continue reading

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Avocado

Mmmm I love avocado. Not just because it tastes great but because it is so good for you. I think there is nothing better than eating something you love and knowing, rather than it being a naughty treat like cake, … Continue reading

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Honeymoon Rice

I often cook stir-fry rice dishes; they are quick and easy. Normally I use chinese flavours, but I wanted something different. In my freezer I had some prawns and remembered some delicious prawns with garlic I had on honeymoon in … Continue reading

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