After the #margaritaparty I had a reasonable amount of Chicken Salad left over. It really is quite delicious and I wanted to find a way to use it. So I grabbed pastry and eggs and made a Chicken and Egg pie, a twist on the traditional bacon and egg pie, which I call the Which [...]
I had every intention of making things ahead of time for my Vitamix #margaritaparty, but my day went a little like this:
7am wake up late. Rush to get Girls ready for school. Remember car is at garage so call friend to take us to school.
7.55am leave house. Remember Tesco delivery on the way [...]
There are so many bananas in our fruit bowl that have been going over before The Girls can be persuaded to eat them, so I put a call out on twitter for a banana cake recipe and Camilla from Fab Food 4 All sent me to her delicious Banana Cake recipe.
Obviously I made [...]
I recently had the good fortune to attend a Chinese Cooking Masterclass given by Hannah Hayes from China Feast to celebrate the launch of Amoy Premium Soy Sauce. It was a busy class which covered everything from the best way to cook your Egg Fried Rice- you have to squish the egg in a plastic bag then add the [...]
Have you noticed a big yellow hot thing in the sky lately? I’m told it’s the ‘sun’. I have discovered an allergy to this ‘sun’ which means I have been sneezing and sniffing all weekend long. To cheer my germ-ridden self up, and because #CBias asked me to take a trip to my local supermarket [...]
Bonjour mes petits! This month the Around the World trip is stopping off in France, home to my other family and so many places and people that are close to my heart. We eat croissants and pain-au-chocolat fairly regularly, so I thought we’d try some of the other foods from the land of fine food and [...]
The winter has lasted for-what-seems-like-ever. Rather than digging out the summery recipes I am still poring the recipe books for winter classics. And there is no greater winter classic than the baked apple. It’s a great way of getting fruit into your diet when all you want to do is eat mashed potato and chocolate. [...]