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Easy Pikelets

My kids always choose pancakes if we treat ourselves out to breakfast on the weekend or when we are on holidays. So when I recently tried out this new, easy pikelets recipe for breakfast, they were thrilled.

My kids always choose pancakes if we treat ourselves out to breakfast on the weekend or when we are on holidays. So when I recently tried out this new, easy pikelets recipe for breakfast, they were thrilled. Continue reading

Lemon and Herb Chicken

This Lemon and Herb Chicken recipe is quick and easy. Anything that you can marinade in advance and have on the table in under 15 minutes is a winner in my books.

This is one of the easiest recipes ever. Anything that you can marinade in advance and have on the table in under 15 minutes is a winner in my books. This Lemon and Herb Chicken recipe is no exception. Continue reading

Creamy Fish Pie

This hearty, tasty Creamy Fish Pie recipe is a popular dish with the British. My version today is a mix of a couple of different recipes that I was given.

This hearty, tasty Creamy Fish Pie recipe is a popular dish with the British. In fact my version today is a mix of a couple of different recipes that I was given by two of my close British friends when I lived in Dubai. Continue reading

Marinated Beef Kebabs

You can choose to serve these delicious marinated beef kebabs plain or you can alternate the beef with some vegetables on the skewer. Here’s the recipe.

I first made this recipe thinking the lemongrass flavor in the marinade was going to be too overpowering for the kids, but lo and behold, they loved it. Continue reading

Using up Leftover Veggies: 10 Clever Vegetable Ideas

I refuse to throw out leftover veggies. There are so many creative things you can do with them. Here are 10 of my favourite vegetable ideas at the moment…

If you are anything like me, then there will always be a few unused veggies in the fridge at the end of the week, regardless of how much meal planning took place. Continue reading

Soy and Maple Glazed Salmon

This Soy and Maple Glazed Salmon is a melt in your mouth kind of dinner. The flavours work so well together. It is sweet and salty and fragrant and salmony all at once.

This Soy and Maple Glazed Salmon is a melt in your mouth kind of dinner. Really it is. Seriously. Continue reading

Audible Audiobooks

I’m going to let you in on a little secret of mine. One my absolute favourite things to do in the whole world is to listen to Audible audiobooks …

I’m going to let you in on a little secret of mine.
One my absolute favourite things to do in the whole world is to listen to Audible audiobooks … Continue reading

Sesame Crumbed Fish Bites

This Sesame Crumbed Fish recipe really hits the mark. The sesame coating gives these fish bites a beautiful slight crunchy texture and a slightly different taste than your run of the mill crumbed food.

This Sesame Crumbed Fish recipe really hits the mark. The sesame coating gives these fish bites a beautiful slight crunchy texture and a slightly different taste than your run of the mill crumbed food. Continue reading

I’ve been trawling the net, looking for ideas and inspiration and would love to share my latest finds with you...

I’ve been trawling the net, looking for ideas and inspiration and would love to share my latest finds with you… Continue reading

Beef and Bean Casserole

This Beef and Bean Casserole is one of mums old recipes that has been doing the rounds in our family for many years now. l revived it from the depths of my recipe folder a few weeks ago and it was a big hit.

This Beef and Bean Casserole is one of mums old recipes that has been doing the rounds in our family for many years now. l revived it from the depths of my recipe folder recently and it was a really big hit. Continue reading