Category Archives: Recipes

Bacon & Cabbage Pasta

I first cooked this dish at university. It was originally a recipe from Jamie Oliver, at that time he was only on his second recipe book and my housemate Jenny and I loved to cook things from his new TV … Continue reading

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Mothers’ Day

I’ve put together some of my past blog entries that are perfect for spoiling Mums on Mothers’ Day which is this Sunday here in the UK. If you are reading this and you are a Mum try leaving my blog … Continue reading

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Savoury Cupcakes

George and I had a playdate last week and we invited our friends to come for lunch. I decide to bake my latest invention: the Savoury Cupcake, which is based on the theory that kids should eat most things if … Continue reading

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Utterly Scrummy Brownies

I love to read other bloggers recipes and stories. Today I share with you my latest find  – Michelle of UtterlyScrummy.blogspot.com She blogs a whole host of delicious, realistic recipes that are easy to follow. I found Michelle through Twitter. … 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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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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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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Chicken Noodle Broth

This recipe is a major hit in our household since I invented it last year and it is regularly included on our meal plans. It really is like having your own Chinese takeaway at home, with one exception, rather than … Continue reading

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My Coronation Chicken

Lots of people have been asking me for the recipe of my coronation chicken. It makes a fantastic sandwich filling and is a yummy topping for my quick jacket potato recipe. I’ve always made it up as I go along, … Continue reading

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My Quick Jacket Potatoes

Back on my focus for cheap, quick and healthy meals (especially good for students) I thought I’d republish my quick jacket potato recipe. Interestingly enough Jamie Oliver shared a similar recipe in his new book ’30 Minute Meals’. I published … Continue reading

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