I’m still working on that box of mushrooms from our local farm shop (1.8kg box of flat mushrooms for £2.99- bargain!), so this week, it’s soup! This is such a quick and versatile recipe, I actually made double the amount described in here and froze it but you could also adjust by using less potato to produce a… Continue reading Dairy & Gluten Free Mushroom Soup
**Warning** soppy post alert! Proud mummy gets mushy!!! The word ‘proud’ isn’t strong enough to describe how I feel about K’s latest school report. It was just an end of term brief really, stating how much they have progressed, attitude to learning and where they are in relation to what is expected for their age,… Continue reading Overcoming Dyslexic Difficulties
Our local farm shop had a box of flat mushrooms (1.8kg) for £2.99 this week, so I’ve been inspired to use them in several recipes and this has been one of the favourites! The truffle oil sounds a bit extravagant but it was already in the cupboard and just adds an extra dimension of flavour… Continue reading Mushroom & Thyme Tagliatelle
New Years resolutions are now in full swing and that can only mean one thing! The January gym brigade have descended, and with them will come the inevitable, epic, gym fails! In their brand new, luminous, far too expensive for the amount of use it’s going to get, designer kit, they are wondering about, very… Continue reading New Year Brings Queues for the Showers & Epic Gym Fails!!
With Shrove Tuesday looming, I’ve been trying to think of some different pancake recipes to try. The kids love the sweet versions so I thought maybe a savoury recipe would go down well, especially if there’s enough batter left to make some extras for dessert or a breakfast treat the following morning! It’s also a… Continue reading Pork and Apple Cheesy Pancakes
Up until fairly recently, I had never cooked quinoa. I saw it as something served in posh health clubs, at an extortionate cost because it was deemed ‘healthy’ and would therefore probably taste awful! It’s actually quite tasty, a great alternative to rice and pasta, it’s naturally gluten free and is a great source of… Continue reading Halloumi & Soya Bean Quinoa
We’d been considering joining the National Trust as a family for a while, so when we were looking for things to do over the Christmas holidays and saw that Cliveden were doing a Pantomime Trail, we decided to take the plunge! As non-members, admission, plus the trail would have cost £50 for our family of… Continue reading A Day out at Cliveden, National Trust
If you’ve still got loads of turkey to use up, this recipe is super–quick, easy and transforms left-over meat into a winner with the kids! Satay sounds complicated but it really isn’t, I promise. You can knock up this sauce in a matter of minutes, with the chopping taking the majority of the time! Any… Continue reading Super-Quick Satay Sauce