My Best Muffin Recipes

I love versatile, delicious muffins. A great portable breakfast, they are perfect in a lunchbox and make a lovely snack with a cup of tea or a glass of milk. My late Mom was very nutrition conscious and her baked goods were generally a rare, much looked forward to treat. However muffins were something she made often and for Read More…

Vintage Banana Nut Bread

I love making loaf cakes and quick breads and this Vintage Banana Nut Bread is fast becoming one of my favourites. The original recipe comes via my late Mom, from my well-worn but treasured copy of her Better Homes and Gardens cookbook. I used to thumb through it when I was a kid, dreaming of being Read More…

Best Egg Recipes

Egg recipes are always popular in our house and I’m happy about that. Eggs are a very economical source of seriously high quality nutrition and one of the best ‘fast foods’ I know. It takes less than five minutes to soft boil, poach or scramble some eggs for breakfast. By the time the toast is ready so are Read More…

Old Fashioned Oatmeal Raisin Muffins

One of my greatest places to find recipe ideas is my late Mom’s recipe box. It is one of the resources I am using to write my first cookbook of family recipes. Yes, I’ve finally starting work in ernest on the cookbook I’ve been planning for years! I have been gathering notes and writing snippets for ages but Read More…

Vegetarian Menu Planning for NVW

National Vegetarian Week 18-24 May 2015, sponsored by ‘Nothing But snacks’, is all about sharing. So whatever your favourite veggie recipe it’s time to get preparing, get making and get sharing. In celebration of National Vegetarian Week, this May the Vegetarian Society is visiting seven locations across the UK giving out free pizza slices and celebrating how Read More…