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 »


How to carve a lamb joint

In How to, Lamb On April 19, 2013 0 Comments

Some great tips on making short work of your roast lamb joint. Print friendly version of this recipe

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 »


How to carve a roast chicken joint

In Chicken, How to On April 14, 2013 0 Comments

Some great tips on how to carve your chicken like a pro. Print friendly version of this recipe


How to ice a cupcake…

In Cakes and Bakes, How to On April 12, 2013 1 Comment

The question of how to ice a cupcake well is probably the thing I get asked the most. It’s one of things that’s quite hard to describe; you… Read More »


Healthier fish & chips

In Fish On April 11, 2013 1 Comment

After ‘how do you ice the perfect cupcake?’ the next most popular question I get asked is ‘how do you stay so slim?’ which always makes me laugh… Read More »

Thomas nice

Giveaway #13 – Thomas & Mike the Knight DVDs

In Giveaways, Other On April 9, 2013 215 Comments

What an Easter! Poorly boys and poorly husband. We were struck down with the lurgy and that, combined with the weather, meant only one thing – staying in…. Read More »


Giveaway #12 – A year’s supply of Bar Keepers Friend cleaning products

In Giveaways, Other On April 9, 2013 336 Comments

Cleaning was not something I really thought about until I had children. I was too busy being out and about and not getting my flat dirty. Then I… Read More »


No mixer required chocolate cake

In Cakes and Bakes On April 8, 2013 8 Comments

Everyone needs a very easy yet fabulous chocolate cake up their sleeve to stir up with minimum time and fuss and then sit back and enjoy the compliments…. Read More »

oatmeal and fudge cookies

Heartache oatmeal & fudge cookies

In Biscuits On April 5, 2013 4 Comments

Credit – debit, credit – debit. Oatmeal – fudge, oatmeal – fudge. Life is one long compromise. Like ordering a Diet Coke with your Big Mac, these cookies… Read More »