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A disastrous date at Rackstraws Beefeater

It is 8 and a half years since Chris and I had our first date and nearly 5 years since we got married. Both of these major events involved Rackstraws in Sandhurst. So we decided to revisit our happy memories with a meal out and a lingering snog in the car park 😀 Lunch didn’t […]

Quick chocolate and cherry brownies (vegan and gluten free)

Mmm chocolate, mmm cherry, mmm brownies. Chocolate and cherry brownies? Need I say more? Well, I will! I made this recipe last month for my mum’s birthday cake. It was a bit of a panic to make after school but this recipe can be whipped up in less than an hour including heating the oven […]

Sausage traybake with mushroom and potatoes

One of my summer culinary highlights was my first attempt at sausage traybake. I loved experimenting with flavours so tried a different version with just mushrooms. You can add any extra veggies you want and try any seasoning combination. Serves 2-3 depending on appetite. 6 sausages 500g new potatoes 1 large onion 200g mushrooms 3 […]

Vegetable soup with pasta

The weather is turning colder so soup season is almost here! I had some celery left over so created a vegetable soup with pasta, using other forgotten veg too! Of course you could use your favourite veg too 🙂 Ingredients for 3 servings of vegetable soup with pasta 1 tablespoon oil 1 onion 3 sticks […]

Lemon and garlic mushroom pasta

Having bought lemons and already made a lemon and blueberry tray bake, I then decided to make a savoury dish. Voila: Lemon and garlic mushroom pasta! I once heard that pasta sauces should be made in the time it takes to cook the pasta so mission accepted! The lemon and garlic sauce is ready in […]