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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Yesterday was always going to be a day for Chocolate. It all started a couple of days. I’ve been off work on sick leave recently, and I was talking to a very good friend of mine who advised me that … Continue reading
The last low cost weeklymenu plan should probably have been called ‘Lentil Week’ in our house! (I wonder if there is one?) First there was the Lamb and Lentil Curry with peas, then the Lamb pasties – both of which … Continue reading
How do you spend your holidays? We enjoy cycling and walking and as we had a few days off over New Year were hoping to get out. As you may well know the weather has been terrible, so it was … Continue reading
I think the world needs more Crumble. (Interestingly that is one of the few subjects on which my children agree with me!) Doesn’t the thought of a lovely comforting bowl of crumble and custard make you want to smile? It … Continue reading
This recipe has got me out of trouble on many an occasion. For instance – the time my parents turned up for tea and I realized as they walked in the door that the children had eaten the cake I’d … Continue reading
You really NEED to make these – yes, you do – because these cinnamon rolls are to die for. Ok – maybe that is overstating it slightly – but they are SO GOOD that once you’ve tasted their soft, spicy, … Continue reading
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
There is something out-of-this-world-delicious about a good apple cake. They used to serve Dorset Apple Cake sometimes in our work canteen, and it was a real treat if you could get down there to find that (i) they were selling … Continue reading