Pear and Ginger Cake
Steak and Kidney Pie

Wintery goodness – Steak and Kidney Pie

Meat. The way to a man’s heart. Well, my man’s heart anyway. My Mother-in-law obviously knows her son well, as last week she gave us a pack of steak and kidneys that she picked up on special at the butcher. Kidneys are something I enjoy but don’t often cook, I know they always go well … Continue reading

Golden Oat Cookies

Delicious! Golden Oat Cookies.

There’s something about this wintery wet weather that makes me want to bake and cook. Despite what my blog may imply, we don’t usually have baking on hand, but last Saturday Mum and Dad were coming for afternoon tea and so I thought I’d whip something up. Mum is gluten free (though she can tolerate … Continue reading

Mushroom and herb chicken casserole

Mushroom & Herb Chicken Casserole

  The weather turned quite stormy this afternoon, definitely casserole weather. So once I had my babies in bed, I made my self a cuppa and got cooking (pretty much the only time I cook/bake – when the children are sleeping!). Everybody loves a chicken casserole, this is truly moist, delicious and comforting. Serve this on fluffy … Continue reading

Sticky Date Pudding

Fancy a bit of Sticky Date Pud?

I did, and I had the perfect excuse to make it – Mother’s Day! This is about the only productive thing I did on Mother’s Day as my hubby and babies totally spoiled me, starting with breakfast in bed and ending with a delicious roast venison meal cooked by my darling hubby for Mum and I (and … Continue reading

Slow cooked lamb shanks

Mmmmmn, lamb shanks!

I don’t usually buy lamb shanks. Actually, last week was probably the second time I’ve bought them in my married life as they were on a ‘Manager’s special’ at the supermarket. They’re one of Hubby’s favourite cuts of meat and although I had no idea what recipe I was going to use, I knew he would appreciate … Continue reading