After talking to friends and family about my recipes I’ve decided to start posting more – the reason being that what I had categorised as a recipe was different to what they wanted to know: they wanted more simple recipes around what I cook all the time. As I often … Continue Reading
This is a fabulous Jame Oliver recipe, he calls them crumpies, but with my regional midlands accent that just makes my husband crease up, so I’ve renamed them Breakfast Rolls, the rest is unchanged.
I’m not sure when he invented them but I’ve made them about 6 times since I … Continue Reading
These are lovely soft and moist buns and they have a really interesting taste, so you could just have them on their own. I’ve made them for breakfast as they are much quicker than traditional white rolls. They are brilliant as burger buns as they are slightly dense and so … Continue Reading
This is a long cook curry, so the pork becomes lovely and tender. It does have a lot of ingredients and there are quite a few steps, but it is well worth it. And if you want to make double it freezes really well.
There are three lists … Continue Reading
This is a recipe that I cook in my slow cooker time and time again, its pretty cheap as I use chicken thighs, its great if you are entertaining in the week as it just cooks itself when you are out. It makes great leftovers, either for the freezer or … Continue Reading
This is yet another of my no recipe meals. I love tomatoes and as a child would prefer a tomato to an apple, and that hasn’t really changed in my adult life to be honest.
As I write this we are coming to the end of the British tomato season, … Continue Reading
I’m a bit late writing this as yesterday we travelled to Spain, we left home at 4am on Sunday morning, which left us feeling pretty disorientated for the rest of the day. I woke this morning to a beautiful sunny day, I feel very blessed to have this wonderful bolt-hole … Continue Reading
Wow, four months in and I’m still shopping locally for all my food!
Unfortunately, I had to go to a supermarket this week; we needed boring stuff like toothbrushes, bleach, washing up liquid, cleaning cloths etc. And because we have the builders here now for the next few months I … Continue Reading
I don’t know about you, but when I was a kid we had bread with pretty much every meal. Then along came the low-carb fad diets and my intake of bread was drastically reduced. In recent years, I’ve made my own bread: but honestly, it takes flipping ages, and usually … Continue Reading