Monthly Archives: May 2012

It’s all in the dressing!

It is kind of critical in these rare, balmy moments to get that dressing right and that doesn’t just apply to the salad. Hence, in this blissful wave of heat I thought it time to share two that we adore … Continue reading

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Raw…..

Perfect summer fare for hot, sticky days. This salad is raw and inexplicably good. I can’t take the credit for the marriage of ingredients as the base of it has to be credited to the wonderful chef Jacob Kennedy of … Continue reading

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Pretty pink cupcakes for a 1st Birthday Party

There are two things that you should notice about the photo above, most importantly, the sun is shining (check out the shadows) – hoorah , and secondly the sponge in the cake is ‘Pink’ – perfect for my daughters first … Continue reading

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‘Princess and the Pea’ Pasta

Oh how to make to make the ‘little people’ eat more green food? Always a slight dilemma in our home unless you add the magic pasta. Somehow this genius addition means I can slip in all sorts of vegetables and … Continue reading

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A footnote on tomatoes

  Tomatoes shout summer – I have always adored them and get thoroughly excited when the first properly tasty ones arrive in the shops around this time of year. Being an utterly hopeless tomato grower – 3 years on the trot … Continue reading

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Who’s been eating my porridge?

Breakfast in our house descends into complete anarchy if the ‘little people’ do not get the sustenance they want by a certain time. I am hugely sympathetic, long gone are the days when I used to run out the house … Continue reading

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The A-list Egg

May is a greedy month for those who love  British asparagus and gulls eggs. Both have similar seasons, yet one is much rarer and somewhat more expensive. At a whopping £4.00 an egg (Rex, Chelsea Green) you certainly don’t want … Continue reading

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