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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Category Archives: Baking
What should you do with a tub of Lemon and Ginger Yoghurt that you’ve bought by mistake? If that sounds a little odd perhaps I should explain that this is merely the latest in a fairly long line of mishaps … Continue reading
Today seemed like a day for Cake. But then there aren’t many days – or times of the day when cake doesn’t suit, are there? Coffee, teatime, dessert – all perfect cake eating opportunities. Call it a muffin and you … Continue reading
I hope you had a good Easter? I post this recipe not because its a really rich indulgent Easter treat, but because it’s a really good make-at-the-last-minute-when-there’s-nothing-in-the-house recipe – as I discovered on Easter Sunday. We were supposed to be … Continue reading
Happy Red Nose Day! I made these to celebrate – the only problem is that I made them last night and most of them have already gone. Melting Moments were one of the first things I learned to make in … Continue reading
Fresh homemade bread, warm from the oven, is one of lifes’ real pleasures. Nothing quite beats the warm comforting smell wafting through the kitchen, or the taste of just cooked bread covered in melting butter! I’m into a bit of … Continue reading
“When life gives you lemons, make lemonade” – or so the saying goes.
But when I was wondering what to do with my leftover lemons last week, lemonade didn’t seem quite right …
They say that cooking is a Science. So as my contribution to pushing back the frontiers I decided to do some research into how to create the Perfect Brownies – but not just ordinary Brownies, I wanted to make Brownie … Continue reading