Easy Packed Lunches – Food That The Kids Can Help Out With

Easy Packed Lunches – Food That The Kids Can Help Out With

The theme this week is packed lunches. What do you put in your kids lunch box? We've always stuck to sandwiches, day in and day out for oh, about 7 years now. I've decided to change all of that and be a bit more experimental. These gorgeous little pizzas/patties/pastries with toppings (not quite sure what [...]

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 [...]

You Deserve Butter!

You Deserve Butter!

James' Spiced Fruit LoafWe did warn you that James is a serial bread maker didn't we? Here's his debut bread recipe for his divine fruit loaf. Definitely something for the weekend. Packed with fruit and has a good hit of cinnamon this tea time treat is delicious with thickly spread butter. Ingredients 400g Strong white [...]

Celebration Cake – Fail Safe Baking Method

Baking in the past was always a bit hit or miss for me. I have made some shocking looking cakes, cakes that are embedded in our family history and have generated hours and hours of laughter (it's a very good thing I'm not overly sensitive!). Soooo, when on my very first Mother's Day as a [...]

UK to US Cooking Conversion

UK to US Cooking Conversion

I love Googling for recipes, or fishing around on Pinterest (did you know we're on Pinterest too?) and I also have a collection of recipes from my Step-Grandmother, Julie who was from the USA, but I find it really hard to find a conversion chart to translate quantities from UK to US. I've tried so [...]