Remembered flavours – Home Sweet France: Quiche Savoyarde

  Maybe, I have been feeling a little homesick lately but I’ve been looking through my French recipes books and folders more often than usual. This has prompted discussions with my son as to what were my favourite dishes as I was growing up. I was lucky to have a mum who went to “l’école… Continue reading Remembered flavours – Home Sweet France: Quiche Savoyarde

Light Chocolate Cake from Red Velvet and Chocolate Heartache by Harry Eastwood.

  I posted a photo of this Light Chocolate Cake that I baked on Thursday on another blog and I’ve had such great feedback, that I decided to share the recipe with my notes attached to it. I am a huge fan of Harry Eastwood and Red Velvet and Chocolate Heartache is one of my favourite… Continue reading Light Chocolate Cake from Red Velvet and Chocolate Heartache by Harry Eastwood.

Quick meals, badly-behaved meals… And a toad!

1) It’s a busy day: you only have 5 minutes to make and eat (hoover up!) your meal or you’ve been food shopping whilst hungry, you’re going home and if you don’t get any food NOW, you’re going to take a bite out of the cat! For such times, when you have nothing prepared in… Continue reading Quick meals, badly-behaved meals… And a toad!

The goodness of colours.

**Disclaimer: the content below is for information only. Please make sure to contact your general practitioner if you are worried about your health or are planning to change your diet.** We all know the importance of eating a wide range of fruits and vegetables, but did you know that the different colours of our vegetables… Continue reading The goodness of colours.

How to get children to eat their greens (and yellows and reds and oranges)

I doubt many parents have been spared the experience of having a child who becomes a fussy eater at a certain age. My son is now a tall, strapping 10-year-old lad who is into maths, problem-solving, story-writing, rugby, basketball and swimming. And like any kid of his age, he loves television and video games. And… Continue reading How to get children to eat their greens (and yellows and reds and oranges)