After having picked a little over 2 and a half kilos of tomatoes in one go last Friday, then even more over the weekend, I officially pronounced a glut. Today I decided to make Jamie Oliver’s Easy Tomato Chutney. I made this last year and it was so delicious that the girls were hanging around … Continue reading Jamie’s Tomato Chutney.
The girls and I were invited over to a new friend’s house for morning last week, so as Miss E has coeliac disease, I got up early and baked a batch of gluten free raspberry and white chocolate muffins to take with us. I’ve been baking gluten free goodies for over 10 years now, since … Continue reading Gluten Free Muffins.
Everyone has a few quick and easy favourite meals in their repertoire. My go-to meal is roast tomato pasta, especially in summer when I have plenty of tomatoes in the garden. It’s so easy, pretty quick, and a complete no-brainer. We eat this on a weekly basis and it’s always the meal I choose if … Continue reading Roast Tomato Pasta.
I love Boxing Day. I love the wonderful feeling when you wake up, and realise that the Christmas chaos is a whole year away, that you can have a serious lie-in , wear your pyjamas all day, watch the Boxing Day Test on TV, and my absolute favourite . . . . eat left-overs. I have … Continue reading Boxing Day
Last weekend, on a splendid sunny day, we were invited to a lunchtime BBQ at our next-door neighbour’s place. It was lovely to catch up with them and their new baby boy, relaxing on a rug on their lawn with a drink in hand, and admiring their tiny, but very productive veggie patch. A perfect day. They put on … Continue reading The Perfect Combination of Salad and Dessert.
Originally posted 12/12/2013