Chicken Soup Recipe

There is something about soup that I equate with cooler temperatures or not feeling well. I recently had a need for some comfort food, and I decided to whip up a batch of chicken soup. You can make this with or without noodles. I tend to make it without, and just add them, if I […]

Slow cooker cashew chicken

Fall is well and truly here now, rainy, shorter days, and it has started to turn chilly. I have finally had to retire my fleece and get my coats out. As the weather has changed and I am incredibly busy at work and home, I have very little spare time at the moment to create […]

Back to basics – homemade beef stock

I am still in the process of clearing out my second freezer and in using up various “mystery” meals (hmm is that chilli or stew), I came across these beauties. I have gotten some beef bones from the butcher a while back to make beef stock and he gave me these. I like to roast […]

Tasty Tuesday’s and a call for Halloween recipes

Welcome to Tasty Tuesday’s Recipe sharing and link up party This is a blog hop and recipe sharing kind of day. This week has a call for Halloween theme. Find your best ghoulish or halloween themed recipes to share. I am baking up more pumpkins today for some fresh puree. It was a busy week […]

Weekend snacks, 2 quick and easy dips

Now you might know that I don’t usually post at the weekend. I tend to use that time to try out recipes in the kitchen, turn off the social media, put my mobile away and spend time with my husband and the cats. I am making an effort to write more in aid of┬áNational Blog […]

Tasty tuesdays – plenty of great recipes to share

Welcome to Tasty Tuesday’s Recipe sharing and link up party This is a blog hop and recipe sharing kind of day. This week has no theme, but last week’s Slow Cooker Recipes was a massive success. We have had a few warmish days around London but that hasn’t made me put the slow cooker away. I made […]

Fragrant and spicy chewy ginger cookies

It is officially fall, and the weather has been glorious this week. Sunny and just a slight nip in the air. The leaves are starting to change, and I have replaced my fading summer petunias with pansies that are all the shades of fall. Purples, orange and yellow. When the weather turns, my taste in […]

Chocolate chip cookies for one

Necessity is the mother of invention. There are times when I need cookies, and I need them now. I had one of those moments yesterday and immediately went in search of my go ┬áto cookie recipe. I am trying to eat healthy at the moment, so I thought that a big batch of cookies in […]

Chai Spiced Carrot Cake Cupcake Recipe

I think I have mentioned that fall has fully taken over the UK, it’s damp, it’s cool, and thoughts of salad are a thing of the past. I know some people are reluctant to move on to pumpkin and all things fall, however I have no such qualms given the weather we have here and […]

Oreo cheesecake cookies

Have you ever heard the saying that birthday cookies have no calories? I have a friend who loves Oreos and it was her birthday, so I decided to make something using Oreos for her. She loves Oreos, she loves cheesecake, so why not combine the two? The result was really very tasty. Of course I […]