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
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
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