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!
I am loving beautifully spiced food at the moment. Especially anything that contains ginger, it is my favourite spice at the moment. This carrot dhal is a really quick and easy dinner to make yet still hearty. I served it with brown rice, coconut yoghurt, roasted cauliflower and Indian pickles such as brinjal, lime pickle … More Carrot Dhal
We braved our first weekend away whilst weaning Rowan. I was a bit nervous as it is a different environment and wondered if it would put Rowan off especially as we had only been trying him with food for a couple of weeks. The first morning away Rowan definitely wasn’t happy and didn’t want to … More Weaning Wednesday
Lettuce is so often overlooked as just a salad vegetable but it is also fantastic when cooked! This is a really simple and quick soup to make yet delicious. It can also be served cold as a gaspatcho. I have never got on with gaspatcho however having this cold on a hot day was amazing. … More Lettuce and Pea Soup
Rowan has been on solids for just over two weeks so I thought I would share how things are going introducing solids to him. At first I really hated weaning, he wasn’t interested at food at all and kept gagging when anything was in his mouth. For a couple of days because of this, alongside … More Weaning Wednesdays