Homemade Bagel – I’d always put making my own bagels in the too hard box, but they’re no harder than making your own bread.
A great alternative to shop bought snacks. Packed full of oats, sultanas and ginger and they only take 30 minutes to make.
Self-catering ski holidays are great and have loads of advantages. The main negative is you can end up chained to the stove all week. The three meals below take minimum effort and give maximum flavour, they are also just what you need after a day on the slopes. You could eat out all the time, […]
Bananas, oats and sultanas all crammed into one loaf, it’s so full of ingredients, you can almost convince yourself that it’s good for you. It’s perfect for a busy family life. The banana bread is soft, but firm enough, so that it doesn’t fall apart. An added bonus is that my kids love it and […]
Charred tender chicken morsels marinaded in a multitude of spices are one of the favourite meals in my house.
I love Monday leftover lunches and baked bean and potato pie is hard to beat. Homemade baked beans with mashed up baked potatoes.
It’s been a year since I started making my own bagels and they’ve become a staple in our house. Not just for weekend lunches, but also for packed lunches. They’re so soft you don’t always need to toast them. If you like a bit of a different texture and flavour to your bagel, but don’t […]
Honey and mustard chicken, roasted new potatoes with rosemary and sea salt, green salad and yogurt dressing About 12 years ago (before kids) this was one of my go-to midweek summer dishes. We were living in London and particularly after a long day and sweaty commute home this was easy to rustle up and full […]
Simple tasty homemade cycle snacks – sweet, salty and simple to make. I’m always looking for something new to snack on while riding and my stomach seems to react to most shop bought bars unfortunately. This is a really simple cycling snack, and if you love salty and sweet they’re perfect for you. You just […]
To be blunt if you’ve never tried them you’re missing out and if you’ve never made them yourself you should, because they’re so simple and amazing. All you need is: Ingredients A block of halloumi 2 tbsp plain flour 2 tsp of harissa or paprika Vegetable oil Greek or plain yogurt to serve They need […]
Another take on halloumi fries, great as a Friday lunchtime treat or to replace your normal beef burger. Crisp and soft – I serve mine in a brioche bun, with some roasted garlic and mint yogurt, grilled peppers and chilli jam. All you need is: Ingredients – serves 2 A block of halloumi 2 tbsp […]