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Tomato and mushroom risotto (vegan!)

Sometimes I majorly impress myself! Cooking with wine always makes me feel very grown up and randomly I have gone off drinking red wine and needed to use it up! I decided to experiment with a risotto which I usually avoid making as Chris doesn’t eat rice and I often think it is too difficult. […]

The decision to go vegan

For a while now I have been having trouble justifying being vegetarian and not going one stage further and becoming vegan. I have decided to give it a try in the new year! I am giving myself a few weeks to plan menus, buy in ingredients and check what is already in my cupboards, and […]

Cheese frittata bites

This is a really quick and simple veggie treat which can be enjoyed hot or cold (perfect for picnics or party food!) Ingredients 4 eggs 6oz cheddar cheese 1-2 oz tomatoes, jalopenos, veggie sausage or ham, other vegetables (whatever you want!) Method OK chaps, this is tricky… Mix together the eggs and cheese and whatever […]

#Blogtober18 day 16 perfect recipes for #NationalBakingWeek

What is the perfect recipe? One that works first time? One that you can adapt to suit your available ingredients or food allergies? One that your kids will eat time and time again? One that uses up leftovers and prevents waste? Last week, as you may have seen on my #Project365 post, I made lemon […]

Matthew’s homework star biscuits

As promised in My Sunday Photo post this week, here is Matt’s biscuit recipe. I am so impressed by them: they are crisp and crunchy with a subtle flavour from the almonds. Ingredients 4oz SR flour 3oz butter or margarine 3oz caster sugar 3oz ground almonds splash of water extra flour for rolling out Method […]