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Cranberry stuffing balls

In Christmas, Pork, Sides On December 1, 2013 2 Comments

What’s the best bit of Christmas lunch? Not for me the meat, nor the roasties. Not even the honey glazed parsnips or gravy. The stuffing has it all;… Read More »

red root Reblochon bake

Red root Reblochon bake

In Sides, Veggie On September 23, 2013 4 Comments

So I like to tart up the Sunday roast. Yes there’s roasted meat, mostly pork. There’s always Yorkshire puddings, even when beef isn’t on the menu. And good… Read More »


Easy minty mushy peas

In Sides, Veggie On May 13, 2013 2 Comments

I am not a fan of the chip shop mushy pea. It’s just not my thing. These however are a different matter – mushy yet minty and with… Read More »


Sweet potato chips

In Sides, Snacks, Veggie On April 23, 2013 11 Comments

Sweet potato and butternut squash didn’t feature too regularly in my life until I had children, but my I am glad they do now. Sweet potatoes count towards… Read More »

Veg Rosti

Vegetable rostis

In Sides, Veggie On April 16, 2013 2 Comments

Potato and vegetables fried up and served with a poached egg on to? Oh yes please. This is the kind of dish that manages to straddle winter comfort… Read More »

slow cooked red cabbage

Slow cooker red cabbage

In Sides, Veggie On January 20, 2013 0 Comments

What would mean you’d ‘made it’ in life? I was once told by my old boss that people consider that if they ever reach the point of doing… Read More »

Lightest Yorkshire pudding batter

My lightest Yorkshire puddings

In Other, Sides On January 9, 2013 6 Comments

Yorkshire puddings for dinner restore all sense of calm in our house. Some days I look at my frazzled sons and can almost see the eggs, flour and… Read More »

christmas gravy

Christmas gravy

In Christmas, Sides On December 17, 2012 4 Comments

I love turkey. I love roast potatoes. I love stuffing. Hey, I even love brussel sprouts. But do you know what I love the most? Everything covered in… Read More »

herby stuffing layer bake

Herby stuffing layer bake

In Christmas, Sides, Veggie On December 16, 2012 2 Comments

Stuffing has and always will be one of my favourite parts of a roast. I even make extra to be sliced and added to the obligatory turkey sandwich… Read More »

garlic sage and thyme root vegetables

Garlicky sage and thyme vegetable bags

In Christmas, Sides, Veggie On December 15, 2012 0 Comments

I am all about preparing ahead when it comes to Christmas day, injecting as much flavour as possible with no stress. So these vegetable bags are ideal. You can of… Read More »