Hi, my name is Annie!
As a busy working mum I'm always looking for ways to save time (and money) in the kitchen but still produce healthy home-cooked meals. Here you can read about my continuing attempts to make delicious quick - & cheap - meals in no time! (and a few other recipes too...).
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This is one of our family standbys – simple, reasonably quick and not expensive. I’ve cooked it for years and it’s always popular – a good solid four star meal. So having packed Student Son off to Uni after a … Continue reading
This is really simple food (my favourite sort!) It’s one of those recipes that we have regularly on busy days – a really easy weekday supper that you can just pop in the oven till its done. To cut down … Continue reading
This picture may need a bit of explaining, but I need your help for this. Close your eyes – no, that won’t work – Wake up your taste buds and just imagine: a forkful of creamy fishcake … flavoured with … Continue reading
As we all know, the best plans can go awry. One such thing was the third recipe in this weeks budget menu: Coley Korma. It was not a success. I can’t blame anyone else for this – I made it … Continue reading
Day two of our budget week found us eating this lovely fresh Tomato, Basil and Feta Tart. Sadly not with tomatoes from the garden. The picture above is our total crop so far this year! It seems unlikely that we’re … Continue reading
I guess it’s mandatory to post a Sausage recipe during British Sausage Week, but the truth is that we probably eat our fair share of sausages whatever the week. This is a pretty simple supper to put together. Just pop … Continue reading
It’s always great when you can manage to get more than one meal from one evenings cooking. These are both simple recipes that you can either make separately, or cook extra roast pork the first night so you can use … Continue reading
This is a lovely recipe for using up leftover ham (and if you saw the post last week you will know that we have quite a lot of ham to use up!). The ham and spring onions seem to complement … Continue reading
OK – it’s not really roast dinner season at the moment – but when faced with large amounts of ham to cook (and you can of course eat cold ham in any season) I got out my recipes for Roast … Continue reading