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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Cook Once – Eat Twice! Lamb Meatballs with Feta – Two ways
Don’t you just love those recipes that you can serve up in a number of different ways – cook double one night and serve it up looking like a whole new meal the next day (it saves all those groans … Continue reading
Posted in Budget Meals, Cook Once - Eat Twice, Freezing, Main Course Tagged budget-friendly, feta, freezing, Lamb, Make Ahead, peppers, Tomato Comments Off on Cook Once – Eat Twice! Lamb Meatballs with Feta – Two ways
Easy Cheese Crackers (91 pence)
As you’ve probably realised I’m into all things freezeable and frozen at the moment. This is one such recipe. It’s very easy – and quick – and tasty – and you can freeze the crackers and cook from frozen. Delicious … Continue reading
Time to Plan
It’s not a new quote – and somehow I don’t think Benjamin Franklin was talking about anything food related – but it’s definitely true for once a month cooking! One thing I learned last time is that you can’t plan … Continue reading
Posted in Freezing Tagged freezing, Once-a-Month-Cooking Comments Off on Time to Plan
Roast Carrot, Tomato and Coriander Soup
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
Posted in Freezing, Soups Tagged Carrots, freezing, Make Ahead, soups, Tomato 2 Comments
Peach Ice-cream – in 5 minutes
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
Two-for-One: Garlic and Rosemary Focaccia and Homemade Pizza bases
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
Posted in Baking, Cook Once - Eat Twice, Freezing, Two-for-one Tagged bread, freezing, Make Ahead, pizza Comments Off on Two-for-One: Garlic and Rosemary Focaccia and Homemade Pizza bases