Vegetarian Pizza

I have a lot of spinach growing in my garden at the moment so I have been thinking of disguising it so that I can get the kids to eat more of it. They love pizza and it’s fun to make your own dough – so hey presto vegetarian pizza for dinner! You will need…

Toffee Apples

The traditional festivities at Halloween seem to have been long replaced with a more commercialised hyperactive version – which I must admit I’m not that keen on. So with a nod to the past I made some toffee apples. I can’t remember the last time I had one – it was definitely as a child….

Stuffed Potato Skins 

This is a really good crowd pleaser and you can choose the filling to suit your taste. You’ll need large roasting potatos, one per person, washed, dried and pricked with a knife all over. Place them straight on to the wire rack and cook for 1 hour at 200°c. While they are cooking you can…

Quick Quesadillas 

I’m not sure you can call this cooking – it’s more assembly. But I figure if Nigella can create a recipe out of avocado on toast then I can too!  Quesadillas are a super quick snack and a good way of using up flour tortillas. The great thing about them is you can do a…

Holy Guacamole 

Guacamole is a big favourite in our family, no sooner than it has been made it has been demolished. It’s super quick to make. You can serve it as a snack with toasted pita crisps or a more substantial meal on top of grilled cheese nachos. Ingredients 1 avocado, peeled and halved 1 large garlic…

Love you lots…like Jelly Tots ❤️ Party treats for kids

Is it just me or is jelly making a come back? Top of the list for the kids birthday party food this year was Jelly Cups. They don’t really warrant a recipe – these ones are tropical, but traffic light layers are good fun too! Start the day before, you need around 4 hours between…

Tooty Fruity – Simple Fruit Treats 

Berry Compote A really lovely quick dessert all year round which adults and children both love is a fruit compote. It’s so simple – just place equal quantities of sugar and water in a saucepan, one cup if serving 4, two cups if serving a larger amount. Bring to the boil, stirring to dissolve the…