A few baking trays and an hour’s attention paid to this store cupboard granola and you’ll have a crunchy breakfast waiting for six weeks. This is the first of three posts written in conjunction with Whitworths Baking Sugars – see below how you can win a selection of your own.
My husband complained [Read on...]
If you leave all the ingredients ready the night before, making these banana fudge muffins for breakfast is a piece of cake.
Not that I do it myself very often. I always mean to make muffins and pancakes for breakfast at weekends. Muffins can be ready inside half an hour if you get your [Read on...]
Who’s ready for chocolate detox? On days when you are determined to be a good girl, indulge in my favourite Shrink Mummy Shake. I can guarantee that it will fill you up until lunchtime and it’s even got cocoa in it. Ka-pow!
It may be New Year’s Day but this is [Read on...]
Today’s pictures are square and I’m a bit of a square really. I like baking, I like being in the kitchen but mostly I like geeky things and fiddling around with software and gadgets.
Today’s post was an experiment in more ways than one, if you follow me on Instagram, you’ve virtually already read [Read on...]
I’m going to go all mysterious on you now. I’m not able to show you my tasty frittata yet, for reasons which will later be explained… [Read on...]
When I said in the last post that I was planning a summer break, I meant from late July, not now! You still have me for a while yet!
We have a little ritual in our house, after boring stuff like cereal hoops during the week, Saturdays are boiled eggs and Sundays are bacon [Read on...]
French toast seems to be a generic term for eggy bread… you’d expect eggy cake to be a bit rich but I’m pleased to report that this was not sicky in the least and with a genereous coating of egg, made for a delightful winter breakfast. [Read on...]
Gibanica (ghee-ban-itz-er) is filo pastry baked with yogurt, egg and oil. It frequently includes salty white cheese similar to feta. I have enjoyed the cheese version many times, it’s equally tasty straight from the oven for dinner or cold for breakfast. With some yogurt and left over filo triangles from a Turkish supermarket I made these mini gibanicas, my version of a Balkan pastry dish. [Read on...]
When December concludes with an inflated Violet Beauregarde style waddle, January 1st follows with a hand banging forehead Homer Simpson intoned “D’oh!” at the sight of the scales.
Moreover if several fitness and dieting related companies approach you to talk about their products it’s time to bite the bullet – or the [Read on...]
Winding back to the Rhubarb Breakfast Muffins, I said I was working my way through several Rachel Allen’s Home Cooking recipes. I made this granola on that same productive muffin morning. Describing cereal as life changing sounds lunacy to me but home made [Read on...]