Category Archives: Quick Easy Recipe

Fruit Bottomed Yogurts

I love the expensive yogurts with the creamy yogurt and stewed fruit or jam at the bottom. Well I guess they aren’t always too expensive, but I’m always looking for ways to save pennies and I’ve found a way to … Continue reading

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Total Greek Yogurt & My Daddy Cooks

Last Sunday we were invited to Potters Field, right at the foot of Tower Bridge, for an event hosted by Total Greek Yogurt. Blogger, food writer & radio presenter Nick Coffer of My Daddy Cooks was demonstrating with his 4 … Continue reading

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Peperonata

I’ve mentioned before that for Christmas my husband bought me a great new cook book called ‘Forgotten Skills of Cooking’ by Darina Allen of the internationally acclaimed Irish cookery school Ballymaloe. Reading the book last weekend found a fantastic, simple … Continue reading

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Quick Creamy Pasta

Thanks to Sainsbury’s for showing me this basic, easy carbonara sauce that I’ve been able to use time and again with a variety of different added ingredients. I tried out the Sainsbury’s feed your family for £50 campaign a few … Continue reading

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Homemade Ice Cream

It is so hot here at the moment that it is definitely ice cream weather. I never thought homemade ice cream would be worth the effort, but I found out I was wrong. I use a recipe which allows me … Continue reading

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10 Minute Chocolate Pudding

I’ve cooked this recipe a couple of times now and each time it has been a big hit. The best part about it is that it only takes 5 minutes to whip together and 5 minutes to cook in the … Continue reading

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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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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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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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