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Mocha tarts

Last week for Anya’s sports day I needed some picnic food that I could take with me so decided to experiment! I tweaked my chocolate ganache recipe to include coffee and created these mocha tarts. The coffee taste is quite subtle so the kids also enjoyed them. Ingredients 4oz plain flour 2oz hard marge or […]

Wedding Wednesday: what is a wedding breakfast?

We have chosen not to go for the traditional 3 course wedding breakfast as we want a slightly more informal meal to be more relevant to our children and the rest of the guests. I want to have lots of time to mingle with family that have traveled instead of being at a set table and […]

February Food Challenge week 4: we’ve finished!

Hello March! That means that my February Food Challenge is over! 28 days of different meals to try to tempt the children into trying new flavours. Take a look at week one, week two and week three. So how did we get on this week? Day 22: chicken and vegetable pie and chips Day 23: […]

Genius Chocolate Chip Breakfast Bakes

I am always on the look out for new wheat free vegetarian snacks so was excited to spot these in Tesco last week. Genius is a great brand and I love their products so couldn’t wait to try these biscuits. My first impression was disappointment though as there was a lot of packaging and the […]

February food challenge week 3

Third week complete! Have a look here at week one and two. Puddings again are most popular but I have been really impressed with the children trying things. They loved the Quorn chilli but didn’t realise it wasn’t beef until I told them when they’d finished. Fresh filled pasta was another brand new experience for them […]

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