So this weekend it was Dad’s birthday. Who doesn’t love a birthday party? It’s an excuse to scoff even if it’s not your own. Mum and I had a number of discussions throughout the week before we finally settled on the menu… Continue reading
After a rowdy game of netball, I decided to make something from what we had lurking in the fridge. A triumph of baked eggs was the result… even if I do say so myself.
Jools Oliver eats this when pregnant…I can totally understand why. I found myself craving this dish after a very grey and drizzly Monday following a full on weekend. I can see this becoming a regular in the winter, to be enjoyed on Sunday nights with the forthcoming season of Downton.
This recipe is a bit Scandi and a bit different. It was literally created on the back of a craving I had for something fresh and palate cleansing for supper. The rich and flakey smoked trout combined with cooling cucumber is a real winner. Ideal for a light lunch on a summer’s day, a starter at a dinner party or a simple supper. Take your pick.
Perfect for packed lunches or an easy week night supper, these fish cakes are potato based, packed full of greens, taste amazing and are healthy and good for you too.
After a weekend of gorging on all sorts of delicious things, I wanted to detox and needed to refocus as my holiday creeps nearer. This is a great, inexpensive summer soup which you can make for the week. Perfect hot or cold, it contains very few calories and tastes yumma.
On my “about” page, I briefly mention that I was a chalet girl for 6 months. But I owe this time huge credit, as it is where I learnt to cook for big numbers and not let culinary catastrophes phase me… too much! This fail safe chicken tarragon was a regular on the menu during those 6 months. It tastes amazing and is good value for money, making it the perfect week night, dinner party fodder.