Delicious Pear and Ginger Cake.

Pear and Ginger Cake

It’s been too long. Too long having sick children. We’ve never had a winter like this before, a little boy with bronchitis turned pneumonia, then cold after cold that the little darlings just can’t help share with each other, over and over and over again. Bring on summer!! We’re finally seeing the light at the … Continue reading

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Wintery goodness – Steak and Kidney Pie

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

Delicious! Golden Oat Cookies.

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 & Herb Chicken Casserole

Mushroom and 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

Fancy a bit of Sticky Date Pud?

Sticky Date Pudding

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