Category: Family Meals
Paul Hollywood’s Focaccia: #100bakesposterchallenge No 74.
Yeast baking and bread making is my nemesis! I’m not confident baking bread at all. Things either don’t rise or they look a complete mess. So when I have to make anything bread or yeast related, I run for the hills! Now as you know, I have my #100bakeschallengeposter on the go and by New…
#100bakeschallenge: Sausage rolls and scones.
For Mother’s Day this last Sunday I made an Afternoon Tea for my own mum, Mr S and I to enjoy. My son is away at uni and my daughter was working, although I did get to see her in the morning and then she was home to enjoy the Afternoon Tea leftovers later! For…
#100bakeschallenge: Bara Brith and Welsh Cakes.
It was St David’s Day this Tuesday. I’m not Welsh, although I have strong connections with Wales. My mum was born in Colwyn Bay, although she grew up in Kent and I have family who live in North Wales. I actually went to uni in Bangor, where I did my teaching degree and have lots…
Sticky Toffee Pudding- #100bakes
This is my go-to dessert recipe for New Year’s Day or for a winter family Sunday lunch
Chocolate Orange Tiffin (aka Terry’s Tiffin)
This blog post is written in memory of a very special person. My Dad Terry passed away on June 11th. As I was growing up, my Dad was always encouraging and enjoyed sampling my baking. In more recent years he would enjoy various treats I would make for him and my step mum. Dad was…
Walnut, Gorgonzola and Pancetta Fusilli.
My family and I love travelling (money and time permitting, of course). So when Ingham Lakes and Mountains asked me if I would like to create a recipe inspired by one of their holiday destinations for their #InghamsFoodieFinds campaign, I jumped at the chance. Nearly five years ago Mr SmartCookieSam took me to Italy for my…
Colourful Chinese Egg Fried Rice #LittleKitchen
To make a change from my usual baking and sweet recipes which I create, it has been a welcome change to bring you something completely different. This is a recipe I have used for nearly 15 years with my own two children and also one that has been made at an After School cookery club that I used…