Recipe

Basic Vanilla Buttercream Recipe

Basic vanilla buttercream icing is perfect for cupcakes or you could use this as a filling alternative in a sandwich cake. To make chocolate and vanilla icing add a tsb of cocoa powder. This is literally the easiest recipe ever… 100g Butter 250g Icing Sugar 1 Tsp Vanilla Extract 1 Tbsp of milk (to soften) […] Read more…

Gooey Chocolate Icing

This icing is an easy ganache substitute if you don’t have cream or you’re not that confident making icing yet. It looks virtually the same and tastes great. Be warned though that this doesn’t spread the same, it has a runnier consistency which is why it needs to set in the fridge. Ingredients 100g Icing […] Read more…

Mediterranean Chicken

*Family Favourite* *can be boxed and re-heated* Ingredients 150g mushrooms 1 pepper 1 onion 1 Courgettes 1 tomato 200g potatoes (I used Charlotte potatoes, baby potatoes are also great) 300g chicken 1 Sachet of Coleman’s season and shake (available at all good grocery stores) *Note: so here’s the thing – it looks a bit like […] Read more…

Creamy Vegetable Spaghetti

This spaghetti recipe is great for runners and families Chocked full of the good stuff! it’s a great balance of carbs and veggies that will fill you up just right! This is what I usually have for  dinner the night before an event to get me fighting fit for race day and running a P.B!! […] Read more…

Cheat’s Sausage Bolognese Recipe

Sausage bolognese is the new family favourite Do I like making my own sauces? No. I love experimenting with different flavours but I don’t have a lot of time to keep creating new sauces for the family. What I can do, however, is use existing sauces in different ways and this is our latest creation. […] Read more…

Recipe Disclaimer

I am more of a baker (almost definitely due to my love of cakes) and so I have had a steep learning curve into the world of family meals. I will be sharing successful (and maybe a few failures to have a good chuckle at) recipes that I have found helpful or useful, along with […] Read more…

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