Cherry Tomato and Spinach Pasta Bake

Cherry Tomato and Spinach Pasta Bake

The weather has started to get a little colder this week and the thought of salad for dinner is starting to become less and less appealing. There have been two boxes of cherry tomatoes in our fridge this week and they have been completely untouched! Usually a family favourite, especially in the summer months, accompanying salads and sandwiches, … [Read more...]



Parkin was always a real favourite when I was little. My mum always used to make it in the Autumn and I have many fond memories of eating this delicious cake on Bonfire Night :) Although Bonfire Night is quite a few weeks off, I've had a tin of treacle in the cupboard for ages so decided to dig out my mum's recipe book where she used to write … [Read more...]

Vegetarian Cottage Pie

Vegetarian Cottage Pie Recipe

If you are a supporter of Meat Free Monday or would just like a delicious vegetarian recipe that all the family will enjoy, how about this Vegetarian Cottage Pie. It's a real favourite in our family especially when the weather's cold and grey! Ingredients 1 finely chopped onion Vegetable oil 350g Quorn or other Meat Free … [Read more...]

Peanut Butter and Chocolate Mini Egg Fudge

Peanut Butter and Mini Egg Fudge

A simple recipe that is super yummy and the addition of mini eggs makes it a perfect Easter treat! Would hate to work out the calorie content though!     Ingredients 1 tin of condensed milk (397g) 150 ml semi skimmed milk 115g unsalted butter 450g demerara sugar 2 table spoons smooth peanut butter (you can always … [Read more...]

Kids Party Cake Pops

Cake Pop

Please note, highlighted text in this article redirects to the relevant product on the website Article courtesy of   Cake Pops have now become an extremely popular party treat, perfect for children’s parties. A fun alternative to cakes and cupcakes, cake pops are presented on a lollipop stick and … [Read more...]

Easter Cookies

Easter Cookies

A simple cookie recipe that makes soft yummy cookies that all the family will enjoy! Great fun for the kids to join in and make too :)   Makes 12 Large Cookies 250g plain flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 150g unsalted butter, melted 200g Demerara sugar 100g caster sugar 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 2 eggs 1 bag … [Read more...]

The When’s? Whys? And What’s? On Feeding your Baby

Sweet and Sticky Plums

Article by Kim Wilshaw So it’s that chapter of your little one's life when the all important weaning stage commences. Experts recommend to start introducing purees around the six month mark as babies are ready both physically and psychologically to deal with eating. Babies are curious beings and seeing you … [Read more...]

Super Simple Piri-Piri King Prawns

King Prawn Piri Piri

  A really easy and tasty recipe! Ingredients – Serves 4 (as a starter or as a tapas dish) 400-500g Raw King Prawns 1 Large Fresh Red Chilli, it’s up to you what strength of chilli you use and how much you add depending on how spicy you want it to be. 3 Large Garlic Cloves 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil ½ Glass of Dry White … [Read more...]

Baked Sea Bream Stuffed with Garlic, Onion and Red Pepper

Stuffed Sea Bream

Ingredients (serves 4) Sea Bream filleted, 1 fish per person If you ask, your fishmonger will fillet them and remove the head and tail. I’m not the best at filleting fish, I tried once and apart from all the squealing and hand washing I was left with the most ridiculously tiny portions of fish, now I just ask!   For the … [Read more...]

Pumpkin and Cinnamon Muffins

Pumpkin Muffins

After making a Halloween Jack O’ Lantern with my little one we decided it would be fun to make something with all the pumpkins flesh that we scooped out. In the mood for something sweet rather than savoury I thought we could make some muffins. Not being much of a fan of root vegetable I wasn’t sure how these would turn out but I’m actually … [Read more...]

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