Veggie sausage and roasted vegetable tray bake

Veggie sausage and roasted vegetable tray bake

Does anyone else buy stuff with a clear idea of what they’re going to cook with it, only to completely change their mind when they get home? I do it all the time.  It is, in fact, what happened with these vegetarian sausages, which were purchased with the intention of …

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Mushroom, spinach & barley bake

mushroom, spinach & barley bake with cheese & tomato topping

Another week, another meal required to cook itself. I really must find Kipper some extra-curricular activities that don’t take place in the hour before dinner time. Perhaps because of the weather, I’d had a yearning for barley. It’s so yummy and warming and wintery. I wasn’t entirely sure how I could …

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Easy muesli cookies

muesli cookies

A while ago I visited Cofco – the Cambridge organic food company – and they very kindly gave me two bags of their prototype muesli to take home and try. Two BIG bags. That’s a lot of muesli. So I decided that I needed to come up with some way of …

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Spaghetti with herby leek & parmesan crumbs

Spaghetti with leek & parmesan crumbs

I don’t know about you, but after the indulgence of December, January leaves me wanting to eat things that are unfussy, quick and comforting. I’m not one for diets or detox – I try to have a healthy balanced diet all year (in moderation, of course!) – but the new …

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Sweeeeet quesadillas – with nutella, biscoff and more!

sweet quesadillas

I’ve had this idea for sweet quesadillas in mind for a while, so when the people at Mission Deli offered me a packet of their wraps and the ‘mission’ Use a Mission Deli Super Soft Wrap in a creative way, I decided it was finally time to realise the dream, …

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Happy ‘blogiversary’ to me!

blogiversary

Well, I have made it through a WHOLE YEAR of blogging! And whatever anyone else thinks of my efforts, I feel quite proud of myself Quite a bit has changed since I started a year ago. The frequency of posts has declined, but I think the quality has improved. And …

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Season’s Greetings!

seasons greetings

If any time of year is most associated with family, friends, and food, it surely is December! The long nights encourage us to gather together with those people that matter most to us, and whatever our religion or culture, there is always a reason to celebrate the triumph of light …

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