How is Lockdown going for you?

From a food perspective that is. This life of trying to limit food shopping, no restaurants or cafes, limited takeaway or delivered food, with the family all at home all the time is a weird one. Slowly Europe is relaxing the restrictions but we still need to be staying home and limiting where we go…

Brownies – I like them fruity

Brownies are not something I make a lot.  They are quite indulgent and as a result need a lot of butter, eggs, chocolate and brown sugar – so generally need to go and shop before I make brownies.  My regular bakes are generally more frugal (but still yummy!) so there is always enough ingredients in…

Kids – What makes a good sandwich?

It should taste yummy, it should fill us up to keep us going until our next meal and give us good stuff to keep us healthy. 1 First you need some bread.  Do you always have boring white bread?  Try something different.  Wraps, pitta, rolls, bagels, brown, seeded, wholemeal, ‘best of both’ or added fibre…

Can’t face skimmed milk….

…have you tried 1% milk?  It is an easy switch from semi-skimmed. (Remember, toddlers should have whole milk until they are 2 and can then, if they are eating well, move to semi-skimmed.  Once 5 years old they can move to skimmed if they are eating and growing well.)