So I'm rapidly approaching a significant birthday and have taken stock of my life so far. Most of it, I'm pretty pleased with - lovely husband, 2 gorgeously frustrating boys, living in a beautiful part of the UK and I have a job. However, when I look at myself, I see that I'm neglected 'me'… Continue reading It’s time.
Recently, we stayed in a lovely hotel and they served a muesli for breakfast that had been soaked overnight, with a little mango compote on the side and an array of coulis flavours. Well, I lived on the stuff while I was there and vowed to make it at home, as I don't eat breakfast… Continue reading The best breakfast EVER
I had a load of nearly-black bananas which I've been hiding culturing so that I can make Nigella's banana bread recipe. Just preparing the sultanas makes the house smell like a brewery. Gawjus 🙂 Nigella's Banana Bread (from How to Be a Domestic Goddess)
OK, I have finally found a way to make my children love me. It's called Breakfast Waffles. I implore you to find a waffle maker (bought mine from Aldi but Argos have similar) as you can create both tooth-achingly gorgeous topping involving lashings of chocolate spread & smarties, or grown-up ones with homemade ice cream,… Continue reading Tips for a Smug Mummy No. 35
This is one of my favourite soup recipes. I usually substitute the milk for goat's milk as it gives it a lovely taste but don't have any at the moment. Tomato Soup recipe
Sticky Pork Steaks with vegetable noodles Loosely based on the recipe from BBC Good Food I was looking for a recipe to use the pork steaks in the fridge as they were rapidly approaching their Best Before date. Sadly I have no fresh ginger but have used honey, dark soy, sesame oil and lots of… Continue reading Tonight’s tea is…