Let’s Do Brunch

I am excited to announce that the lovely Chaya of My Sweet and Savory and Bizzy B. Bakes has asked me to partner with her in hosting Let’s Do Brunch. Brunch is one of my favourite meals, and brings to mind lazy Sundays and long summer afternoons. Sometimes though, brunch for me is when I Read More…

Shrimp and Vegetable Risotto

If you asked my family what their favourite comfort foods were, risotto would probably come in the top ten – and my Shrimp and Vegetable Risotto with Sun Dried Tomato Pesto would definitely rank high on the list of their favourite risottos! Risotto truly is the ultimate comfort food, both for eater and cook, as Read More…

Seven Day Meatless Meal Plan from The Vegetarian Society

I’m not vegetarian, but I am keen to limit the amount of meat my family and I eat and am always looking for ideas for great vegetarian meals. However, for those wishing to make a more sweeping change to their eating habits and completely embrace a vegetarian lifestyle, the problem of what to eat on Read More…

Easy Veggie Risotto

Although risotto has a reputation for being a bit of a fiddle to make, it’s actually only the stirring that requires any real effort, and you really don’t have to stir for all that long. In fact, I can have a delicious Easy Veggie Risotto on the table in not much more than thirty to forty Read More…

Devilish Peanut Butter Cake

I made this cake for my husband’s birthday on Wednesday. It is an homage to Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups – which my family and I love – but which are incredibly hard to get in the UK. At least you can get them some places now, not like when I first came to England and Read More…

Feed Me Tweet Me Follow Me Home Friday

Once again, I’m very pleased to be co-hosting this foodie blog hop with the Hella D of Helladelicious and Alex of A Moderate Life. The linky is called Feed Me, Tweet Me, Follow Me Home and it is a true blog hop. This means, that if YOU wish to run the hop on your blog, Read More…

Maple Glazed Chicken with Roast Root Vegetables

Before I start with this recipe, please let me remind you about the Foodie Blog Hop Feed Me Tweet Me Follow Me Home which you can join in by clicking here. Also please check out my latest scoop as Momtrends’ UK fashion correspondent for the Royal Wedding by clicking here. Parsnips and carrots are definitely Read More…

Royal Wedding Fashion Scoop

Please visit the wonderful Momtrends for my latest on the Royal Wedding! Linked to Market Yourself Monday at Sumo’s Sweet Stuff.

Pancakes for Shrove Tuesday (or any day!)

Shrove Tuesday is the last day before the Christian season of Lent begins. In years gone by, the consumption of sugar, fat and eggs was traditionally restricted during Lent, and making pancakes was a way of using up these staple ingredients before the fast. Many Christians still give up something (meat, sugar, chocolate or alcohol Read More…

Trust in Marriage

My husband and I are about to celebrate our twentieth wedding anniversary, and I can say without hesitation that I love and trust him even more today than I did on our wedding day. However if you had told me I would be writing that statement all those years ago, I would have expressed doubt Read More…