Rowan’s 1st birthday is rapidly approaching. I can not believe it has been a whole year since we became a family of three. I know that he will be too young to remember what cake I will make for his birthday but I still wanted to find a really delicious cake for his birthday. This … More Fudgy Beetroot and Chocolate Cake
I do love a wonderfully spiced traditional sweet pumpkin pie however this savoury version makes a great main meal! It came about as the result of an error in the kitchen. I had been intending to make a biryani stuffed pumpkin, however dropping the pumpkin as it came out of the oven and smashing it … More Savoury Pumpkin Pie
For years I have seen photographs every October of people picking their pumpkins for Halloween and thinking it was a great idea. It teaches children about how and where pumpkins grow. They are local so reduces the number of miles travelled and it is a great family day out! Rowan and I had a great … More Kilduff Farm Pumpkin Patch
There are some meals that I make which make me so proud, this is one of them. Not only does it taste amazing but all of the vegetables on top are homegrown. I wanted to make something that celebrated them and didn’t loose their wonderful flavour, making them into a croustade seemed like the perfect … More Pea, Chard and Feta Croustade
In the summer light and fresh cakes are perfect with a cup of tea or homemade elderflower cordial (recipe coming soon!). This orange and poppy seed cake is incredibly simple to make and very quick, perfect for when you have people coming round last minute. If you find your oranges are difficult to zest for … More Orange and Poppy Seed Cake
The heat wave is looking to continue into the start of July. The perfect opportunity to enjoy some locally grown produce in fresh beautiful salads. I love adding fresh fruit into salads too such as cherries and strawberries. Fruit in Season – July Bilberries Blueberries Cherries Gooseberries Greengage Loganberries Raspberries Redcurrants Strawberries Vegetables in Season … More In Season – July
Rowan is now 7 months old so we have been on our weaning adventure for a whole month! There have been ups and downs, but mainly ups! I do think we have been really lucky with how much Rowan likes food. He now eats meals with us most nights. He really quickly stopped pushing Food … More Weaning Wednesday – 7 months old!