Why I love … Clarence Court eggs

As I explained in the introduction to this ‘Why I love …‘ series, I wanted the opportunity to shout about some brands, products and services I love. The motivation for writing this series is because I think what I am writing about is a good thing, and I want to share my views with you. The […]

Creamy chicken orzo and mini victoria sponges

When I recently visited my lovely friend Charlotte (recently a new mum to the beautiful Henry, and one of my Alphabet Adventures buddies), her mum Jill made us a gorgeous dinner of creamy orzo pasta with chicken, followed by a lemon fudge cheesecake. Jo, the third in our AA trio, was also there and we had a […]

Meal planning Monday – 17 February 2014

Just came across this meal planning Monday blog with Mrs M and it appealed to my list-making nature. Of course, I have been known to plan meals for an entire month (oh, the joy of all those lovely lists), but I’ll restrict myself to just one week here. I am still feeling the need for […]

Homemade pasta

Two recipes for the price of one this week: homemade spaghetti with tomato and basil sauce, and homemade fusilli with squid and prawn sauce. Spaghetti and fusilli are two types of pasta which you wouldn’t normally associate with homemade pasta, but thanks to my fabulous new KitchenAid attachment, I can make those, macaroni and rigatoni […]

Sunday, Sunday, here again …

A trip to the fishmonger yesterday meant that we could have one of our favourite breakfasts this morning. Green Lane Fisheries sells a beautiful hot smoked salmon fillet so I bought two, along with sea bass, sea bream, salmon fillets, squid and prawns (all for the freezer). I had originally seen this recipe on Saturday […]