Category Archives: Recipes

Summer Salad

This week we’ve been enjoying a heat wave in the south of England. Every meal we’ve eaten has been in the garden and we’ve been having lots of barbecues and salads. As we live near the beach this morning we … Continue reading

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Pasta with Broccoli

I often try to persuade my husband to eat meat free meals, not just because they are healthy but because they are also cheap. I’ve found a winner with this pasta recipe which, as with all my recipes, is quick … Continue reading

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Gooseberry Fruit Fool

After our fruit picking this weekend we enjoyed eating Gooseberry fruit fool. It was delicious and incredibly easy to make. I took the gooseberries to my parents’, where we had Sunday lunch, and I cooked the fruit fool for dessert … Continue reading

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Grandma’s Mince

When I married into my husband’s family I was introduced to a childhood recipe that his Grandma used to serve when he visited for dinner. At first I wasn’t sure about this dish, it didn’t sound particularly exciting, but I’ve … Continue reading

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Baby Cakes

Baby G and I had our first venture into the world of Mother and son cooking this week. We’ve done a little cooking as a family but now he’s a toddler I thought it was time that we started baking … Continue reading

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Sweetcorn Fritters

My son loves sweetcorn and often when I open a tin I have some leftover. This weekend I decided to use our sweetcorn up and found a recipe for sweetcorn fritters. They were a hit with all the family and … Continue reading

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Quick Spaghetti Bolognese

I’ve been working on a good quick Spaghetti Bolognese recipe requested for my meal plans for men page; plus Baby G is currently loving mince and pasta. It is great fun seeing him with a bright red tomato smeared face … Continue reading

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Chicken Pasta

Following on from my post ‘Leftovers – Use Your Roast Chicken’ I found this great recipe on an American blog called Annie Eats. It really looks delicious and I will definitely be cooking this next time we have roast chicken; … Continue reading

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Really Quick Prawn Pasta

I was impressed with how quickly I was able to throw this meal together. It really takes as long as the pasta takes to cook. Serves 2 Ingredients: 150g spaghetti 1/2 tbsp olive oil 2 spring onions chopped 1 garlic … Continue reading

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Quick Jacket Potato Filling

About a week ago I shared my Quick Jacket Potato recipe; how to cook a jacket potato with a crispy skin and fluffy inside in under an hour. Today I thought I’d share one of my family’s favourite fillings. Again … Continue reading

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