Archive of ‘Food’ category

Roasted Root Vegetable Soup

So today, I have a very special ‘guest’ post for you. Oskar, my eldest, is doing something called the Junior Duke Award at school, for which he has to complete various tasks. One task was to cook a soup for his family for dinner, from scratch, which his dad filmed and made in to a […] Read more…

Fireworks Cookies

With Hallowe’en almost behind us it’s time to look forward to the next seasonal Festival which comes on the 5th of November in the shape of Bonfire Night. For those not familiar with it, it’s an annual celebration where the UK commemorates the foiled plot of 1605 to blow up the House of Lords, by […] Read more…

Spider Web Cupcakes (GF)

If you are looking for some easy peasy Hallowe’en party food to make, look no further than these spider web cupcakes which will wow your guests but are simple to put together. BAKING THE CUPCAKES First of all, you will need to bake some chocolate cupcakes. Here’s our go-to chocolate cupcake recipe: Ingredients 125g butter […] Read more…

Apricot & Blueberry Semolina Cake (GF)

A couple days ago a ran a poll over on my Facebook page, asking which cake recipe you would like me to share this week, and my apricot, blueberry and semolina cake won. So here it is! It’s refined sugar free and gluten free, which I think basically means you can have an extra slice […] Read more…

Salmon & Cornflakes Fish Fingers (GF)

My boys love fish fingers. I think most kids do. And we do keep some in the freezer for those last minute dinner emergencies. But the thing is I can’t eat them – unless I can track down some gluten free ones in a high end supermarket – and they’re also a little bit over […] Read more…

Pasta & Green Sauce

My youngest is really loving vegetarian food at the moment. It’s not anything we’ve pushed, and he does like his sausages too, but he’s been asking a lot for dinners with more vegetables, especially broccoli. So after our cauliflower pasta sauce from a while ago went down so well, I thought I’d mix things up […] Read more…

When life gives you lemons…bake lemon cheesecake

A light lemon cheesecake is perfect for summer time – this one is a big hit with all the family! Ingredients 150g gluten free digestive biscuits 8 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 tsp cinnamon 600g cream cheese 150g sugar juice and zest of 2 lemons 3 eggs Directions Preheat oven to 200°C. Crush biscuits – I […] Read more…

Vegetable Lasagne Kids will Love

So here’s a funny story: my kids are generally quite good about eating vegetables, but they prefer them raw not cooked, with a few exceptions. They claim not to like cooke carrots, and categorically won’t touch mushrooms. But when I asked my 4 year old’s nursery teacher what his favourite dish was at nursery, I […] Read more…

Banana Pancakes & Berry Platter

It doesn’t matter when I pick my boys up from nursery/ school – whether they’ve just eaten or not, they are always, ALWAYS hungry and begging for snacks. Sometimes I take the easy option, but sometimes if we have time I also like to go all out and make them a special snack. Like this […] Read more…

‘Kartoffelpuffer’ with Apple Sauce (GF)

One of my favourite German dishes, is “Kartoffelpuffer mit Apfelmus”. The “Kartoffelpuffer” are a kind of potato pancake, made from grated potatoes, and “Apfelmus” is basically just an apple sauce, which you traditionally serve with them. When I was younger, I used to visit my aunt in the country every Autumn holiday, and she would […] Read more…

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