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A taste of Japan with the Sous Chef Sushi Making Set

*I received this set for the purpose of this review. All opinions and photos are my own Sushi is something that I have eaten a few times from the supermarket but always felt too daunted to try to make myself. No need to fear! The Sous Chef sushi making set contains all the main ingredients […]

Matthew’s meals: cottage pie

I confess that this is a bit of a cheat meal. I make this with bolognese leftovers so the only preparation is the mashed potato on top. Of course, when you are 9 and it is the first time you’ve peeled a potato, it’s a big deal! Chris always complains that this isn’t proper cottage […]

Matthew’s meals: learning to cook bolognese

As you may have read, I just started a temporary job as a food technician in a school and was a little bit horrified at the lack of knowledge of how to prepare food. Cooking is a basic but vital skill and I am aware that in another 9 years my eldest will probably be […]

#Project366 2020 week 10

Day 61: homework and painting combo Day 62: more homework! Matthew was writing up his science project that I showed last week (the cress)   Day 63: PTA meeting down the pub, yay! They had no large glasses so they poured my wine into two small ones! I also treated myself to some chips 🙂 […]

My new job as a food technician

So, I am currently 2 weeks into my temporary job as a food technician at the school where I invigilate exams. It has been an eye opening experience! I’ll be honest that many of the tasks I have to complete are quite mundane like doing washing and folding tea towels. However, it can also be […]