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crunchy meatballs

Crunchy piggy meatballs

In Other, Pork, Snacks, To start On January 13, 2015 8 Comments

I am hurtling towards the grand old age of 35. I know many reading this will scoff that really, that’s so young. But I’m worried. Less about the… Read More »

lemon drizzle loaf 2014

Top 10 blog posts of 2014

In Biscuits, Cakes and Bakes, Other, Snacks, To start, Veggie On December 31, 2014 0 Comments

What a year! What a glorious year. My third baby born, my first book also ‘born’ (ahem), I’ve become one of the Huffington Post’s recipe writers, am proud… Read More »

carrot and lentil soup

Carrot and lentil soup

In Soup, Veggie On February 21, 2013 24 Comments

Look, I know there is nothing but nothing more boring than women talking about their weight. Brace yourselves. I’ve done it again. I’ve overdone it. I’ve been eating… Read More »

Dough balls

Dough balls

In Breads, Snacks, To start, Veggie On January 29, 2013 21 Comments

Brotherly love is a wonderful thing. I witness small acts of kindness, adoration and pain on a daily basis since pushing our 9lb 3 oz bundle of cheek… Read More »

leek potato and ham soup

Leek, potato and ham soup

In Other, Pork, Soup On January 23, 2013 4 Comments

I bought some jeans in Marks and Spencers today. I also bought a jumper. And I really liked them both. I almost skipped to the counter to pay… Read More »

Butternut squash chorizo bean and harissa soup

Butternut squash, chorizo, bean and harissa soup

In Pork, Soup On January 17, 2013 9 Comments

Being busy, or rather people who bang on about being busy, is one of my all time pet hates, up there with people who take their eye bagged… Read More »

Roasted celeriac carrot and parsnip soup

Roasted celeriac, carrot and parsnip soup

In Soup, Veggie On January 15, 2013 2 Comments

I recently became a grown up which may come as a surprise to some of you, given I turn 33 this month. It probably won’t come as a… Read More »

Mini Yorkshire pudding canapes

Mini Yorkshire pudding canapés

In Beef, Christmas, Snacks, To start On November 27, 2012 9 Comments

I don’t think I’m a natural canapé maker. They always seem like a good idea, and then, a bit like making your own Christmas cards, after 5 or so, boredom… Read More »

spicy parsnip soup

Spicy parsnip soup for a snowy day

In Soup On November 27, 2010 761 Comments

It’s snowing! As I am not working at the moment (well, not in a paid fashion) snow offers welcome weather relief. It’s essentially another toddler activity that doesn’t… Read More »

tomato soup

Autumnal red, roasted tomato soup

In Soup On October 3, 2010 706 Comments

Even in my advanced state of pregnancy I still can’t resist bargains. Poor Mr B was roped into joining me at the supermarket as I can’t even wheel… Read More »