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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Did your Mum tell you that eating carrots makes you see in the dark? Mine certainly did, and I’ve even heard myself repeat it to my children but always somewhat hesitantly as I wasn’t sure if it was rooted in … Continue reading
This ice-cream should probably come with a warning or two. Firstly – this ice-cream is so gorgeous that you may find yourself making it far too often and eating far too much of it. Secondly – it’s not a quiet … Continue reading
Click on the headings to see the choices! This is one of those great recipes where you can cook double and have the basis for two different meals. Just my kind of recipe! Make some extra bread dough and you … Continue reading
We have just been on holiday in the Lake District, which was just great – a lovely relaxation after the busy-ness of the past few weeks. The weather was brilliant – fantastic sunshine but really cold. Walking along in the … Continue reading
People have apparently been making Pizzas for centuries, and you can see why can’t you? Easy, cheap and ever popular with children – who could ask for more? And to top it all – homemade pizza is the ultimate convenience … Continue reading
One of the best ways I find to save time during the week is to cook extra one night to use the next evening also. Of course, what you don’t want is for the children to take one look at it the second time around and chorus “Oh no, not this again!” …
What do you think of when you think of summer? Sunshine? (of course) Beaches? (naturally) Wimbledon? (yes) Sandcastles? (maybe) Ice-cream? (Definitely YES). Well, this year we have been seriously short on the more standard summery things like sun, heatwaves, sandcastles … Continue reading
There is absolutely no doubt that homemade pizza tastes better than shop-bought ready-made pizza! At least in part because you can tailor it to your liking. But it is time consuming to make and not the sort of recipe that … Continue reading
(If you’re busy, the best meals are, of course, those cooked by someone else! This post is written by our teenage Guest Blogger. If you have ever been put off making homemade pizza as it seems too complicated and difficult … Continue reading