Tag: food blog

Chocolate Guinness Cake

Chocolate Guinness Cake

I thought I’d better set the scene for you. Of course a half a can of Guinness should never go to waste so I gave it a good home while I baked. I found this recipe on twitter, as it had featured recently in a […]

Paleo Chicken Salad

Paleo Chicken Salad

A while ago I posted a recipe I love. It’s an Asian flavoured chicken and noodle salad. I want to re-post this recipe, but without the noodles, to show how easy it is to remove the grain component of a recipe, without losing flavour or […]

Talking about tomatoes…

OK, so we’ve established that when I’m anxious I blog. Today is no exception. I have just found out that my troubles with schooling is not over. Earlier this year, when we moved, I had to fight to get my kids into my local school. […]

Creamy Lentils and Spinach

This recipe appears as the topping on puff pastry galettes in Ottolenghi‘s recipe book. But as you can guess, I’m always looking for ways to cut out the calories and keep in the flavour. I think I have succeeded here because this dish is spectacular […]

Shakshuka

Shakshuka

I know I said I wouldn’t post anything this week, due to our move. But it’s Saturday and cold and I made something nice this morning, so I thought I’d share.¬†Shashuka is a north African dish which I think we’ve seen all over the place […]

Who is Gumbo?

KT (now 6yrs old) had been asking about Gumbo. He had seen it in a movie he watched lately and was full of questions.¬†So being a good dad, AT thought he would look up a recipe and get KT to help him make dinner and […]

Maple Syrup Honeycomb Troubleshooting

I have had a few readers get back to me saying they didn’t have much luck with the Maple Syrup Honeycomb recipe. So I have made the honey comb again this morning to see if I can give some pointers. I set the timer from […]