There is always food left over after a meal in our house: between the unpredictable appetites (and palates) of our Girls and the unpredictable hours (and palate) of the DH, a significant portion of our food gets fed to the dog or the compost bin. And the portion that doesn’t needs to be ‘re-modelled’ to [...]
It’s so annoying when you have 90% of the ingredients for a dessert. And I had 90% of the ingredients for a banoffee pie recently. So I had to rethink and created instead a Banana Chocolate Cream Pie. The title is loosely based on the American Creme Pie but that has a custardy layer and this [...]
A while ago Dimples made Spanakopita at her cooking class, the savoury version. And at the time it didn’t go down well in DG Manor because both she and her daddy were allergic to cheese. DH still is, but he loves chocolate- another thing he and Dimples have in common-so when [...]
This month the Tots100 Center Parcs challenge is so easy you really ought to enter: you could win a family holiday at Center Parcs! All you have to do is make Pancakes!!
Once you have your pancake (there are so many recipes on the web I didn’t bother teaching you how), you’re going to want [...]
I recently saw a post on Cool Whip Snowflakes, which gave me a great idea for making Leprechaun Hot Chocolate. We’re off to Galway over half term and this is an ideal opportunity to talk about all things Irish, including the colour green and leprechauns. And the recipe is really very simple, yet has a [...]
I am technically Yorkshire. The Father is proper Yorkshire. He begat me, who shrieks with glee when I am again within the safety net that others call the M25. I am sure he’s embarrassed. My brothers support Leeds and Bradford at the relevant sports. They can both cook Yorkshires. I was very kindly sent a [...]
I saw this super idea on Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom and fell in love.
So today, I rolled out a sheet of puff pasty and cut out four large hearts using my heart cutter. You could cut any size you like obviously, since these pies are individual-sized tarts.
Next I laid a [...]