Squash And Vegetable Soup

Squash And Vegetable Soup

It’s that time of year when everywhere you look, pumpkins and squashes adorned the shelves in shops. If you’re looking for something to do with them other than carving out ghoulish faces or pumpkin pie, look no further! This delicious soup is hands down the tastiest thing I make at this time of year, and [...]

Peruvian Inspired Sweet Potato And Chicken Soup

Peruvian Inspired Sweet Potato And Chicken Soup

This earthy Peruvian inspired soup is my own interpretation of a Jamie Oliver recipe. I’m a bit of a maverick when it comes to following recipes, often straying heavily. However, the core herbs and spices are the same, I just adapted some of the vegetables with what I had to hand. I must say, this [...]

Autumnal Pork & Vegetable Stew

Autumnal Pork & Vegetable Stew

This delicious stew is perfect for these cooler days and tastes like a hug in a bowl. It’s so easy and the kids love it, so a real winner in our house! Ingredients (serves 4 with plenty left for seconds); 3 pork chops, fat off and removed from the bone (optional) 3 potatoes, skin left [...]

Beetroot Houmous

Beetroot Houmous

Just looking at this beetroot Houmous makes me feel insanely happy. The colour is so vibrant, it's hard not to break into a smile just looking at it. It also tastes as good it looks and is so easy to whiz up. Ingredients: Half a tin of cooked chick peas (plus half of the juice [...]

Crust Topped Cod Fillets

Crust Topped Cod Fillets

If you are looking for a light and healthy yet tasty fish recipe, you've landed in the right place. This delicious dish is unbelievably easy to prep and only takes 12 minutes to bake. Want to know more? Let's go! Ingredients: 2-3 Cod Fillets 2 slices of stale bread (crusts off) 2 cloves of garlic [...]

Focaccia Stuffed With Pesto & Tomatoes

Focaccia Stuffed With Pesto & Tomatoes

If you are looking for a food project this weekend, look no further as this is it. We've upped the ante by adding juicy cherry tomatoes and by slapping red pesto into a traditional Focaccia. Ingredients: 500g Strong plain Flour 7g Sachet Yeast 1tsp Salt 3tbsp Red Pesto (see link https://mumsinreallife.co.uk/2019/06/19/red-pesto-sauce/ for one of our [...]

Dopiaza Date Night

Dopiaza Date Night

If you are looking for a curry to make this weekend, check this out. Full of fragrance and very simple to make, this gets the thumbs up! For the main Dopiaza dish, I gently fried 500g of cubed lamb, 2 onions (quartered), a baby leaf, Cinnamon and green cardamom in 2 tbsp of oil and [...]

Stuffed Pancakes

If you're not sick of Pancakes by now, I recommend giving this recipe a go if you fancy trying something a bit different! Now with this one, you can have the filling of your choice. I opted for mince and spinach as this is what I had to hand. I browned off the mince (no [...]

The simple Pork Chop…with a twist!

The humble Pork chop. Last nights offerings were stuffed with black olives, roasted red peppers and garlic. Complimented with home made wedges, Rocket and sour cream. All prepped in the afternoon & waiting in the fridge for when the time was right! Oven roasted red pepper, black olives and garlic cloves Stuffed Pork chops held [...]

Greek Night

So, with word that Storm Freya was hitting us this weekend, we headed over to Tahlias’ and Co for a Greek night. Having taken inspiration from Pinterest, Tahlia cooked up a storm! We were greeted with a 7 layer hummus dip, served with mini Pitta breads. The house was a cacophony, one room blasting out [...]