The Ultimate Sports Drink

It seems to me many mothers and fathers of my generation have been traumatised by the memory of lukewarm miniature bottles of free school milk left curdling in the sun before break time – bleh! As an adult I had to reacquaint myself with the white stuff ¬†when children came along. As the boys have…

Chicken, Chorizo and Cannellini Bean Bake

This one is for when you have a group of ravenous hungry teenagers due to burst through the door, covered in mud screaming for fodder. A bit of a store cupboard diamond, it’s quick, easy, vitamin packed super tasty and filling. Serve with long crispy batons of seeded baguette, warmed in the oven ready to…

Bangin’ Bread

Our country seems to have a very complicated relationship with bread. On one hand it is vilified and seen by some as a public health risk, whilst being practically the only food stuff you can buy if you are travelling, sold in over processed, tasteless bulk at every outlet along train stations and motorway service…

The World’s Best Chicken Pie

This seems a bit of a bold statement but has been verified by at least 10 of my children’s inner circle. And my husband, so it must be true. This recipe has evolved over the years to give a vitamin and vegetable packed heirloom recipe pie, bursting with flavour and goodness. A few of the…

Welcome to Autumn!

Yes, there’s no denying it, Autumn is well on it’s way. This gives us an opportunity to refresh what we have been preparing for the family table – I know we love them but BBQ just doesn’t taste the same at this time of year. Which brings me to figs …… rarely is a food…