Riverford Recipe Box – Veggie

I am an extremely unadventurous cook and generally when I do try something a little more experimental it does go rather disastrously wrong. When Riverford…

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Spider CupCakes

Today – spider cupcakes Ingredients for Spider CupCakes 100g plain chocolate 150g unsalted butter, softened 150g caster sugar 20g cocoa, sifted 3 eggs, beaten 125g…

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Grocery Discount Codes

I have written before a number of times on tips to save money at the supermarket and there are some basic rules that we should…

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A Beautiful Fondant Fancy Cake

Dr. Oetker wants to help everyone become an Even Better Baker!     They have recently teamed up with vlogger and expert baker Emily Leary and…

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Review of Jamie’s Italian in Nottingham

This weekend we were invited to go for a meal at Jamie’s Italian in Nottingham order to review it. I’m never one to turn down…

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The perfect guide to breakfast in bed

The perfect guide to breakfast in bed I had a lovely parcel this morning from Roberts bakery. Oh I really do love a parcel don’t…

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A breakfast kids will love that has no refined sugar

Finding a breakfast that my kids will eat that is also super healthy has been a very difficult task. I don’t know about you but…

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Vegetarian Cumberland Pie

Today – vegetarian Cumberland pie I do love my food. I also, as regular readers will know well, really hate waste of any kind, particularly…

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What can you cook with Quorn ?

You can’t get a much better endorsement for a health food product than by a top athlete.  Have a look at this… I have been…

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5 simple ways to get your child interested in cooking

In these days where processed food is so quick cheap and convenient rising obesity levels and poor diet reflects how it really is not so…

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A fun idea for a teddy bears picnic (and a free download)

Last week my daughter had her little friend around to play and the sun was shining. It was the perfect day for a teddy bears…

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Does it cost you £40 a week to feed your child?

The NatWest Child Cost Calculator (http://personal.natwest.com/personal/savings/tools-for-savings/cost-of-raising-achildcalculator.html) is an interactive tool with collective data revealing the cost of raising a child from the when they are…

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Paddington Bear Bread

What? Yes that right…. Paddington bear and bread. If you cross Britain’s best loved bear with its best loved bread you get  Warbeartons (instead of …

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The winner of the 2014 Betta Living vegetarian recipe competiton is….

We had 64 entries to the Betta Living vegetarian recipe competition showing a diverse colourful and exciting range of vegetarian food. I have been a…

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Will you Join the No Junk Campaign ?

  Organix who make fabulous organic toddler and baby food are inviting us all to join their campaign this week. The No Junk Challenge aims…

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The No Junk Campaign is coming soon…

Next week Organix is launching the No Junk Campaign. As the name suggests, it’s all about healthy food – and healthy children, something I know…

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Cake Pop Chaos (aka behind the scenes food blogging)

Renshaw sent me some colour melts and suggested I make some cake pops using them. I’m not a particularly experienced baker but I have seen…

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The Story of The Clock Cake

  My 6 year old’s homework this week was to do some telling the time questions. She is finding learning to tell the time pretty…

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Caffe Cagliari Review

Caffe Cagliari Review   Caffe Cagliari is a new brand to me and one I was excited to try. It has a 100 year history…

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Creative Name Cakes

Recently my friend Helen’s beautiful daughter Cara was 5. Luckily for us they would be visiting on her birthday weekend. My children decided they wanted…

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