Monthly Archives: September 2011

Quick supper: Leek, sweetcorn and goats cheese tarts

Smart enough for a dinner party starter but equally at home on a chipped plate for a quick weekend lunch – however you want to set the scene for this tart, it’s super speedy to prepare. The in-laws were mega … Continue reading

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Perfect with coffee: Chocolate, hazelnut and cardamom brownies

Couldn’t resist making this picture as large as possible – hope it’s brought a little warmth to your day! I baked these bad boys up for the day at Union Roasted when we were asked to bring something we liked … Continue reading

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From coffee drinker to barista… well almost!

Drinking a good cup of coffee is pretty much essential to keep me motoring through motherhood on a daily basis. It’s normally brewed up in my trusty stovetop or grabbed from a local cafe en route for a few laps … Continue reading

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Book review and chance to win: Hungry? A book by Innocent

I’ll lay it out on the table now, I really like the vibe of the Innocent brand. It was born in West London and in the company’s early days we used to get visitations from the team in my office … Continue reading

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A bit of news…

1. Big up the British! First up I’m very proud to say I’ve been asked to write a blog post for the mighty Netmums to help celebrate British Food Fortnight. You can check out my post and see how I … Continue reading

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Green mac and cheese from Innocent’s book Hungry

Macaroni cheese is such a classic family meal, the only trouble with it is it’s a bit lacking in the veg department. So I was eager to try out a version I spotted in Innocent’s new cookbook Hungry? I shall … Continue reading

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Quick lunch: eggy crumpets

Eggy bread is lush. Fact. Eggy crumpets are super lush. FACT FACT FACT!!!!! We needed a quick and comforting lunch on Sunday when we were in the midst of a marathon weekend of birthday parties – Sam had three to … Continue reading

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