Category Archives: Recipes

Recipe: Sweet Potato cakes

This is a variation on a recipe from the Yo Sushi! cookbook – the kids bought it for me for Christmas. The originals are made from pumpkin and are one of my must have choices when the kids convince us … Continue reading

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Recipes: 2 soups

  So it turns out keeping the kids back from this soup for long enough for me to take a decent photo was pretty much impossible. Turkey Noodle Soup 2 turkey steaks, sliced into strips 1 litre chicken stock (I … Continue reading

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Recipe: Peach Cobbler

Really, a cobbler is for later on in the summer, when the fruit is getting a bit old and past it, not now when they are just starting to appear in the shops.  But I foolishly left the peaches in … Continue reading

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Peanut Sauce

The advantage of feeding the kids early on a Tuesday is I get to have this for dinner. Noodles, sliced veg and peanut sauce. Tasty vegan goodness. The recipe came from a relative so I’m not sure where it originated. … Continue reading

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2 Ways to Use Roast Vegetables

Sometimes it can feel like post December winter veg is just a succession of bland mash, especially if you don’t cook with butter.  But this week I’ve been on a roasting kick and it has significantly improved my opinion of … Continue reading

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Recipe: Tomato Tarte Tatin

The recipe is from Design Sponge and I loved how it turned out. The tomatoes turned sweet, intense and concentrated in the oven and the pastry was a crumbly contrast note. But enough of talking like a Masterchef judge, as … Continue reading

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Recipe: Armenian Lentil Soup

I’ve been messing about with this recipe for a while but this was finally the right version. Thick, while still being a little soupy, strong lemon taste and warming enough for the confused weather of early spring. I swear that … Continue reading

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