Category Archives: Food

Vegan Bolognese

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Diced Onion, Carrot and Celery in the instant pot ready to make bolognese

Over the last few years I have sarted to cut down the amount of meat that I have been eating but this winter I really turned towards a plant focused diet. Adding a lot more beans and grains to my diet helped in a large way by the addition of the Instant Pot to my kitchen at Christmas as this… Read more »


Pre-Festive Cooking

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The last couple of days has been a massive realisation that Christmas is coming super quickly. Yes it is almost a month away but our commitments start on the 1st with our Advent Calendars (one each for Nikki, Pippa and the Parents!). Then we are hosting around 40 people for Mince Pies and Mulled wine on the 8th and 10… Read more »


Lego Cake!

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So it’s been a very long time since I have posted… Mainly because I have been very busy and I haven’t had the time to organise photos for posts about things I have made previously but also because I haven’t really done that much new stuff to post about… However this cake that I made recently was definitely worth posting… Read more »


Broccoli on toast.

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So having been wiped out by this wretched cold all week I don’t have much food in my house but I decided I needed to up my veg intake. I also had the joy of telling my mother that I was having broccoli on toast for dinner. Having had this post come up on my news feed just the day… Read more »


Oreo Vanilla Ice cream recipe

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The inspiration for this was taken from pinterest when I was looking for oreo recipes and came across a recipe for cookie monster ice cream from Our family of Seven – given my previous cookie monster cupcakes I made, I thought it would be a great idea, unfortunately I didn’t have the chocolate chip cookies to make it complete, so that will… Read more »