Meal Plan Monday – school and life are back

Welcome to Meal Plan Monday, sharing what we eat in a week and feeding our family and this week school and life are back, in some sort of normal. It’s taken a little adjusting to, but we are slowly sliding into lockdown ending, with back to ballet, gymnastics, swimming, work for both adults is more […]

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Meal Plan Monday – school holiday meal planning

Welcome to Meal Plan Monday and after a bit of a break from sharing our weekly meals, we are back with some school holiday meal planning. I find my kids tend to ask for food out of boredom in the holidays, particulalry as we faced lockdown and being stuck at home and not able to […]

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My recipe for making turmeric lattes at home

I love turmeric lattes and usually enjoy treating myself to a hot cup from a local cafe when I am out and about in town or shopping. It’s hard to explain why I like it, as an avid coffee drinker, it’s a bit different. Turmeric is a very vibrantly coloured spice that is known for […]

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Choc Face – make chocolate personal

*We were kindly asked to review a product from Choc Face for this post* If you are looking for a really special gift for someone who loves chocolate but you want to personalise it and make it different then Choc Face is where to look. They produce delicious chocolate with images rendered onto the chocolate, […]

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Skip the chocolate, have a gin instead…

*This is a review post. We were kindly sent some Mermaid gin to try* It’s taken me a while, but I have finally converted the husband from being the occasional weak generic pub gin & tonic drinker to someone who enjoys craft and quality gin. I have been drinking gin and tonic for a long […]

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Foolproof and delicious chocolate brownies

This recipe is my go-to, for foolproof and delicious chocolate brownies. This is the recipe I pull out when I want to take a treat to someone or make cakes for work. Everyone loves chocolate brownies, I am fairly sure of that. These store for about 72 hours in an airtight tin, and are great […]

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Katsu curry sauce & gluten-free panko breadcrumbs

I adore Katsu curry, and when I am at work, it’s my weekly treat to pop to the local Japanese pop-up cafe that does delicious tofu katsu curry, for lunch. I have managed to convert my family to my ways, and they also love it, so I make it at home. It’s not actually that […]

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Easy, no-fuss delicious pancakes by Griddle & Jim-Jams

*This is a review post for no-fuss delicious pancakes in collaboration with Griddle and Jim-Jams* We are big fans of pancakes in our house and I normally like to whip up a homemade batch or two for brunch, but sometimes I want no-fuss pancakes. Also whilst we are not averse to sweet treats in this […]

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Baked lettuce – the only way I eat lettuce, ever.

Baked lettuce? It’s actually delicious, I promise. I am not a fan of lettuce, or at least iceberg, romaine, cos etc. They all seem rather tasteless and mostly a mouthful of watery crunch to me. Ok in a decent salad but boring and not really much to get excited about.  I watched an old cooking […]

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Meal Plan Monday – pancakes all February

Welcome to Meal Plan Monday and it’s all about pancakes from here on in for a month I have decided. Carrying on in Lockdown 3 with a weekly grocery shop and no popping to the shops unless it’s an emergency. We have finally left January, which felt like it was 4897 days long, or to […]

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