Tag Archives: food

My Happy List #7

Well, it’s been a pretty crap few months. Husband has been out of work for a while. He did get a new job which you might remember I mentioned in my last happy list. But, it didn’t work out (was in fact truly awful!) so he’s been searching once more. At some point, the stress… Read More »

Vegetarian Bolognese

Spaghetti Bolognese is The Boy’s favourite meal. He’d eat it 5 times a week if he could. With fish fingers and chips the other days. When asked what he wanted for tea one night this week he rather predictably said “Spaghetti Bolognese”. Generally, if we’ve got the ingredients and he hasn’t already eaten it twice that… Read More »

Chicken and Blue Cheese Pasta

Normally, me and Hunky Husband don’t get a huge amount of time together. He works long shifts and gets home late. So, we try hard to try to spend quality time together when we can. I cook for him at 10 pm and we have late night date nights. We play board games and lock… Read More »

Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie

If a shepherd’s pie contains lamb because shepherds keep lambs and a cottage pie contains beef because…beef isn’t lamb, which is a vegetarian version? I’m calling it a vegetarian shepherd’s pie because I think that sounds better but, if it is actually a vegetarian cottage pie I apologise. We’re not vegetarians. Far from it, we… Read More »

Chocolate Fudge Loaf Cake

I can’t bake cakes. I’ve always been very clear about this. That is until I made the lemon drizzle cake. The lemon drizzle cake is so amazingly good. Several have been consumed since that first one. When I posted a picture of the Lemon drizzle, the lovely Emma over at Bubba Blue and Me commented… Read More »

Chocolate and Cherry Tiffin

I’d sort of forgotten tiffin existed until recently. I had a friend at school that made gorgeous tiffin for us all and I loved it. Then I left school and somehow didn’t come across it for 10 years. I mean I’m sure it was around and probably on offer in cafes I went to. I… Read More »

The Best Ever Lemon Drizzle Cake

I can’t do cake. I’m not sure why but they just don’t seem to work. I’m good at bread and desserts. I like to think that I’m generally a very good cook. But I cannot make a cake. I’m told it’s perhaps because I’m not careful enough with the measurements and I open the oven… Read More »

Wonky Vegetable Soup

About Wonky Veg Some of the larger Asda stores now sell large boxes of wonky vegetables. Basically, these are vegetables that don’t look perfect and would have normally been thrown away. There’s nothing wrong with them, they still taste exactly the same, there’s no actual damage as such. They’re just a bit…wonky. These boxes cost… Read More »