Until about 6 months ago I used to just either cook whatever we had in the freezer or had defrosted or we ordered a take away if we couldn’t be bothered to cook. However as our circumstances have changed and money has become really tight we’ve had to change our attitude (more…)
Hooray Great British Bake Off is back!
Along with this comes the Great Blogger Bake Off which is hosted by the lovely Jenny at Mummy Mishaps. Now I love taking part and couldn’t wait to sign up to bake along, I just completely underestimated how much energy the recovery from my operation would (more…)
So earlier in the year I had mentioned ways in which we are going to start to look at cutting costs and saving money on a monthly basis and in this post I am going to look at food.
Now currently I would count ourselves fortunate that we can afford to do (more…)
Family and friends are a big part of everyday life however even in this current day so many of the older generation are suffering from loneliness with many of them being isolated from their communities.
Sunrise Senior Living are helping the charity Campaign to End Lonelessness raise awareness of this and help (more…)
People often wonder what it’s like to be a chef, and cook for esteemed guests at a Michelin Star restaurant. Well, truth be told, cooking for your children at home can be a much more exhausting task. Believe it or not, you have to be at the top of your cooking (more…)
Children can be fussy little things at times, especially when it comes to food.
However with so much published on the good and bad foods and what they should and shouldn’t be eating, its always a constant battle parents are facing.
Wholegrain Goodness, a non-profit organisation for the promotion of healthy wholegrains recently (more…)
Recently we were asked to do a bit of baking in the run up to Christmas by Waitrose.
So after a quick discussion we decided we’d start of with an easy recipe of their site. The Christmas chocolate truffles sound and looked yummy, plus they looked super easy. Perfect for baking with (more…)
The colder nights are here and we are all looking for the comfort food to get us through the winter periods and I’m not sure there is a better recipe for that the traditional Bread and Butter Pudding.
The award winning chefs at Sunrise Senior Living have developed an extensive range of (more…)
Well as we finally have an oven its about time I had a go at joining in with the Great Blogger Bake Off which is hosted by the lovely Jenny over at Mummy Mishaps.
This week we watched the contestants on Great British Bake off bake Baklava, Schichttorte and Entremets (tiny little (more…)
Step 1 – buy a working cooker!
We finally have a working cooker after 6 months of living with just a dodgy hob and grill, hooray!
Isn’t it shiny?!
Anyway, now that we have that it means that we are back in the kitchen and baking away.
Since it was connected for us on Tuesday, (more…)