This was another Pinterest-inspired
recipe, and yes, I know I need to get some help to wean myself off that thing. It’s just so full of ideas I’d like to have had, uber-cool people I’d like to know, and glamourous, stylish lives I'd like to lead. It's...Read More
Recently, on a trip to the magical Cliffs of Moher, we had a bit of a movie night. Huddled in front of a roaring fire, with four DVDs to watch, it was definitely an evening for comfort food. And we all know pasta is simply Italian for comfort...
Yep, I know, far too many ingredients. What happened was that I got a notion for Butternut Squash soup, and then when googling images on how best to present it, found this topping. And I just so happened to have those ingredients in...
This Paddy's Day is a busy one in our house as we're off to the seaside! So, to keep you going, here's an old post which ticks the green tinged boxes for today!
Happy St. Patrick's Day all!!
We don’t do salads in Ireland. Oh, of course they’re available, but we...Read More
Here's a blast from last year's past - my Shrove Tuesday posts. Who'd have thunk I've passed a year blogging already?!! Time flies when you're having fun :)
The pancakes in our house would probably be better described as crêpes - light, fluffy and delicious. However, this means they...Read More
And @Gastromama's famous sweet crepes!
My family don’t let me wait until Pancake Tuesday to cook pancakes but the problem is, with a family like mine, I’m standing at the cooker for hours. The Panda Dad and our two sons have hollow legs when it comes to my pancakes.
This recipe...Read More
This Rogan Josh recipe is adapted from a great recipe book, 'Indian - a collection of over 100 essential recipes' by Parragon, which leapt off the shelf and into my basket during one mammoth trek through TK Maxx’s heaving aisles. Yes, I know I need another recipe book like...Read More
Yep, this is a makey-uppy recipe. No professionals were involved in the making of this food. No websites to link, no posh ingredients and definitely no proper measurements.
Furthermore, as your eyes wander down to the photographs, I know it’s overcooked. You might ask why?
Well, it’s because my two favourite...Read More
A little while ago I went on holidays. Yep, the first holiday longer than four days in three years, so we said we’d be a little adventurous. However, needless to say our budget and our aspirations were very far away from each other.
Into the breach stepped @Gastromama, who is...Read More
Well I finally have my new kitchen. And new house. And new mortgage, and new bills, and new government charges, but we'll concentrate on the good news :)
When the champagne
prosecco (it is 2012 after all) bottles finally went in the bin, the wobbly Christmas tree came...Read More