Recipe blog

Courgette, lemon & ricotta fritters…

Even though I surround myself with food daily, I never menu plan for my family. I am known as creator or should I say I tend to wing it at [...]

By |May 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dandelions… Do they really make you wet the bed?

Can picking a dandelion really lead you to wet the bed? I grew up on a small farm in North Bedfordshire. At every possible opportunity you’d find me outside, either [...]

By |May 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Northamptonshire WI Recipe Book

Northamptonshire WI Recipe Book I’ve just picked up a fantastic 3rd edition copy of the ‘Northamptonshire Federation of Women’s Institutes’ Recipe book. Elated is a huge understatement to be honest. [...]

By |April 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Polpette, pretty please!

From stale bread to a filling lunch! Bread polpette I use the term ‘stale bread’ very loosely. In my family kitchen bread tends to hide as its consumed at an [...]

By |March 30th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pizza party!

PIZZA DOUGH – Make me, rest me, roll me, flip me! Comfort food can come in many forms. For me it’s a soft baked pasta with crispy edges, slow cooked [...]

By |March 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments


Zabaglione I give you a sweet Italian classic. Be it a quick shot of liquid heaven or a slightly more in-depth air filled custard dessert. Zabaglione is such a loved [...]

By |February 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pasta & Lentils…

  I wanted to share with you over this cold spell a recipe that will keep you warm most certainly but may produce a spell of extra wind! Calling the [...]

By |February 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Malloreddus alla Campidanese from #apassionforpasta

Gnocchi sardi with sausages and tomato Malloreddus alla Campidanese Back to basics with ‘Malloreddus’ using semola rimacinata – di grano durno (semolina flour) and hot water. Such a pleasing pasta [...]

By |January 30th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A little nostalgia from school day dinners!

Who remembers chocolate toothpaste or should I say does anyone remember this teeth cloying dessert that I still think of with a beaming smile? I grew up in Bedford known [...]

By |January 28th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Whipped Milk Polenta…….

Polenta   If I excitedly mutter the words polenta the response I normally receive is a grunt of utter disappointment and dread! This saddens me desperately because polenta is not [...]

By |December 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments