Posts Tagged ‘midweek meal’

Quick Midweek Supper: Toast Hawaii

If you’ve grown up or lived in Britain, chances are you will be familiar with ‘beans on toast’, that quick stop, put-together-in-minutes supper when you’re short on time and everyone is hungry. My kids loves baked beans – especially the little one, he’ll eat a whole tin if you’re not careful, he doesn’t even wait […] Read more…

Family Favourite: One Pot Chicken Alfred

It’s time to share another one of our quick, easy mid-week, family favourite meals with you. This recipe actually comes courtesy of my husband, it’s one of his signature dishes! The name is a derivative of the dish ‘Chicken Alfredo’, of which this is an adapted, one pot version (less washing up!) We changed it to […] Read more…

Courgette, Sweetcorn & Mushroom Bake

I don’t really go in for New Year’s resolutions, but one of my goals this year is to try and add some new recipes to our family repertoire, so we are not always cooking and eating the same few dishes. This courgette, sweetcorn and mushroom bake resulted from a little bit of experimentation, and I’m […] Read more…

Tuna, Olive & Tomato Sauce on Rice

Looking for a quick and easy recipe that can be whipped up in an instance using store cupboard staples? Look no further! Our tuna, olive & tomato sauce on rice can be put together in no time, the longest part of this recipe is waiting for the rice to cook! Both our kids love this. […] Read more…

{Midweek Meal} Cauliflower Cheese

As I was going through my recipe folder the other week, looking for inspiration of what to stick on our meal planner that we don’t already eat every other week, I realised I have never cooked cauliflower since we moved to Berlin. I think this is a huge oversight, as personally I find cauliflower done right […] Read more…

{Midweek Meal} Beef & Tomato Stir-fy

The husband having worked in the kitchen of a Chinese takeaway in his younger years, and having spent a year in Japan at a later point in life, we cook quite a number of Chinese and Japanese inspired stir fries (and other meals) at our house. This recipe is one of our long term favourites […] Read more…

{Midweek Meal} Chop Suey

Here’s a super quick midweek that can be thrown together in about half an hour and has become a new family favourite. Ingredients: (serves 4) vegetable oil 500g turkey breast (or, if it only comes in 400g or 600g packets, don’t stress & go with that!) 2 tablespoons cornflour 2 large carrots 1 red pepper […] Read more…

{Midweek Meal} Gluten-free Quiche

26 March 2014 I love a good quiche. You just stick it in the oven and tidy the kitchen table/ hang up the washing/ play cars with your kid (delete as appropriate) while it cooks. A perfect midweek meal. But I haven’t eaten quiche since I had to go wheat free in my pregnancy four […] Read more…

{Midweek Meal} Turkey Goulash

28 November 2012 I’ve been trying to think of recipes to use my freshly harvested peppers in, and a hearty Autumnal goulash popped into my head. To make it a bit healthier I’ve used lean turkey meat. It only took about half an hour to throw together, so makes a perfect midweek meal. Ingredients: vegetable oil 400g […] Read more…

{Midweek Meal} Nockerln

7 November 2012 Just to complicate the whole expat/ ex expat thing a bit, one of my grandmothers was actually from Austria. Although she had already been living in Germany many many years by the time I was born, it meant a lot of family holidays in Austria visiting relatives while I was a kid. […] Read more…

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