Category Archives: Breakfast

Pancakes two ways

Pancake day is upon us this week, a fabulous excuse to cook up my favourite breakfast treat. Not that we need an excuse to be honest, we’ll often have them at weekends or birthday breakfasts. I wanted to give you … Continue reading

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Lunchbox idea: banana muffins

I had a bunch of manky bananas hanging on my kitchen worktop for longer than I should have – they went black and really started freaking me out so I quickly mashed them up and looked for a recipe to … Continue reading

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Weekend bake recipe: hey, blondie!

Reading this month’s Sainsbury’s Mag, I came across a massive feature on some of Dan Lepard’s amazing looking cakes with enormous glossy pictures of the most tempting array of goodies I’ve seen in quite a while. The squidgy banana blondies … 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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Banana breakfast muffins

Facing a long journey to France with the boys in the car is a daunting prospect. While Sam is happy to sit and watch DVDs on his little screen, Arlo cannot bear being in the car for very long and … Continue reading

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Is it wise to buy budget bacon?

If there’s one thing we’re fond of in this house it’s a bacon sarnie. Crisp back bacon sandwiched between two slices of soft buttered white bread, with a smidgen of dijon mustard and lashings of ketchup. Sometimes nothing else will … Continue reading

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Indulgent Breakfast Granola

Having bought some oats in already to make flapjacks, I decided to use them up by rustling up some home-made granola. What a quick and satisfying little number this is by the way! I’d never really thought to make my … Continue reading

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