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    Veggie meal plans – week 2

    Week one of our veggie meal plan went well. We only deviated once when I discovered we had rancid mushrooms, so the stroganoff became a veggie risotto. Trying a few new dishes again this week, so expanding our repertoire and…

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    3 bean chilli – recipe

    We are being vegetarian for January, we love chilli, so tonight was a meat free 3 bean chilli, what beans you use in your 3 bean chilli is up to you. What follows is more a guideline, something you can…

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    Macaroni Cheese – recipe

    Macaroni cheese, Mac n Cheese, Mac and cheese, call it what you want, macaroni in a cheesy sauce is one of those things that takes me back to being a kid. It was one of the first things I learned how…

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    Resolutions 2017

    Last year I did not make any resolutions, I just had a vague bunch of things I wanted to do. I did not really achieve any of my goals. All my won fault. Mostly being lazy, but also not having…

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    Favourite food

    Food makes me happy, I love reading about it, cooking and eating. I love feeding people and seeing smiling faces when they enjoy one of my creations. I’ll never be on a diet or eat simply for fuel. I am…

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    A taste of Summer salad

    You know those things you buy on a whim and then they sit unused in a cupboard or the freezer?  In our case the thing was a bag of frozen edamame beans. We finally got around to using them last…

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    Meal planning Monday – A short week

    I’ve had a bit of temporary work, so blogging, housework, the garden and just about everything else has been neglected, the work now done I find myself free for now…. So I am starting to learn a bit beyond the…

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    Yorkshire Puddings

    Yorkshire puddings or batter puddings as I grew up calling them are probably my favourite part of a Sunday roast dinner, crisp and light and wonderful dunked in gravy, they are one of lifes simple pleasures. They do seem to…