I consider this a special occasion dish in that it’s a little more time consuming than most of the food we eat. Having said that, it’s one of the most lovely autumnal feel-good family meals we have cooked.Read More →
This has always been a firm favourite with both me and my kids. It’s quick (you can make a batch in the time it takes to cook spaghetti), easy and made from the simplest of ingredients. Once you’ve made your own pesto you’ll never want to buy the gloop they sell in jars again.Read More →
Our 4 year old boy is unlucky enough to suffer with allergies – this is our recipe for a natural and more effective home made moisturiser.Read More →
This time of year is great for free food, and it’s great for getting the kids out and into nature. Blackberries are the ultimate free food – plentiful, delicious and versatile.Read More →
Making bread is not hard. It can seem like a massive inconvenience, I mean isn’t that what Sainsbury’s is for? Why make a tomato sauce when you can buy Dolmio, why read a book when you can watch the film, why go to a museum when you browse the images online.
This is how we bake our weekly sourdough bread.Read More →
We’re experimenting with a 100% plant based diet this month. This inevitably means salads. The weird thing is, having been a life long salad hater, I’m now really enjoying trying new recipes. I think this stems from the fact that the salads of my childhood were mostly limp lettuce and a hard tomato.Read More →
Summer. Cherries. Weekends. Three words that add up to one of the easiest summer puddings you can make. Paired with home made vanilla ice cream, this is what summer weekends are all about.
Weekends are an opportunity to spend a little longer making family meals. Our little one likes to ‘help’, although his version of help is basically ‘stealing cheese’.
All kids are picky. Our 3 year old’s first reaction to everything is ‘I don’t like that’ even before he tries it. Our strategy is to involve him in preparing our meals.Read More →
Radishes are always the first thing we end up harvesting from our little veg patch. Every year I plant them and every year I discover that I still don’t like them. Why do I grow them? This delicious lentil salad is the perfect way to elevate the humble radish.Read More →
To be honest, it was a tough call to not dedicate an entire site to pizza. I love pizza. I consider it to be one of the most comforting and tasty meals. My love of pizza inspired me to build a pizza oven in my back garden, but even before then I have always preferred making pizzas from scratch.Read More →