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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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
What can you cook for supper when your kitchen is covered in dust-sheets and there is sawdust everywhere? [Finally – having left it FAR too long – we have sanded down our lovely wooden kitchen worktops to re-oil them. So … Continue reading
I use this blog as my cook book – except of course for those recipes I haven’t shared with you yet! So every now and then I update them when I find an easier/quicker way to make them. This is … Continue reading
If you do a search on Google for ‘Tomato Sauce’ you will get over 20 million hits (- in 0.38 seconds – I wish I could think that fast!). But I still think it’s worth giving you this recipe. It … Continue reading
Do you ever have weeks that don’t go quite how you planned them? Last week was one of those weeks from the culinary point of view. We didn’t do Live Below the Line, but I put together a £15 menu … Continue reading
Entertaining on a weekday can make for some interesting challenges, can’t it? The ideal is a sumptuous meal (of course), prepared with minimum effort, in not very much time, which will deeply impress your guests. Or so we hope. This … 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
OK – I agree, this picture might not look very exciting at first glance – but I was VERY pleased to get it! You may wonder why a picture of a tray of flapjacks is something to get excited about. … 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